California lawmakers received $6.7 million in staff costs in the last two-year session by leading special committees that don’t have to meet or propose bills.
She was honored for the 50th Assembly District overseen by Assemblyman Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica.
San Francisco Supervisor David Campos has conceded the race for the District 17 state assembly seat, his rival Supervisor David Chiu said Thursday evening.
In a closely watched East Bay State Assembly race, Republican Catherine Baker appears to have come out on top for the District 16 Assembly.
Legislation that would require officials to distribute condoms in all California state prisons is headed to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. The bill’s author says it would save the state money and stop the spread of disease.
Gift shops in California may soon have to get rid of some extra inventory if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill that would ban the state from displaying or selling merchandise with the Confederate flag.
The deadly Isla Vista shootings last spring has prompted state lawmakers to consider an anti-gun violence restraining order. Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner’s bill is modeled after California’s domestic violence restraining order laws.
The bill by state Senator Mark Leno of San Francisco is headed back to the Senate for a final vote on amendments.
A California Assemblywoman drafted a bill for the CalWorks program that would give qualifying families $80 a month to spend on diapers for children under age 2.
Former “Star Trek” actor George Takei is being recognized by the California Legislature as part of its celebration of LGBT Pride Month.