Sam Harnett

KQED reporter who covers technology and work

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If you’ve gone online, turned on the TV or opened your mailbox, you’ve no doubt seen ads for Proposition 22.

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash spend millions to convince you to say yes to Prop 22

If you’ve gone online, turned on the TV or opened your mailbox, you’ve no doubt seen ads for Proposition 22.

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California technology companies are heavily reliant on workers from foreign countries.

Silicon Valley, visas and the Trump administration

California technology companies are heavily reliant on workers from foreign countries.

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