Jill Biden to visit Spokane, Trump eyes California homelessness, and other headlines


NATION: Democrats are keeping the pressure on to tighten gun safety laws. More from the New York Times.


Down, down, down
What does Trump's firing of war hawk John Bolton's mean for oil prices? They're down, per CNN.

Side hustle sweep
California legislators have advanced a bill to overhaul the state's gig economy, potentially affecting the millions of the state's contract workers. (LA Times)

In other California news...
The Trump administration wants to do something about the state's homelessness problem, such as forcing them into government-backed facilities to get them off the streets. The federal government's authority to do so — not to mention the feasibility — is in question. And California Democrats don't seem to keen on the idea either. (Washington Post)

Joe and Jill
Biden will be in Spokane this month on the campaign trail. But it's not Joe. It's his wife, Jill. (Spokesman-Review

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Quinn Welsch

Quinn Welsch is the copy editor of the Inlander.