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California Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccination Bill; Legislation Headed To Governor

A controversial bill that makes it harder for parents to opt out of childhood vaccinations faces one more vote in the state legislature Monday before California’s Gov. Brown weighs in.

10 hours ago

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California A Step Closer To Extending Health Care For Illegal Immigrant Children

The California Senate has approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally.

06/02/2015

Mark Leno

California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour

California state Sen. Mark Leno is pushing a plan to raise the state’s minimum wage to $13 an hour, but some critics say the wage increase would be a “job killer”.

06/02/2015

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California Pregnancy Centers Would Have To Tell Visitors Abortion Is An Option Under New Bill

Crisis pregnancy centers in California would have to tell visitors that abortion is an option under legislation approved by the state Assembly.

05/26/2015

Scientist holding jar with capsules. (Getty Images)

Calif. Assembly Vote Lets Terminally Ill Patients Request Experimental, Unregulated Drugs

Terminally ill patients would be able to use experimental drugs under a bill approved by the California Assembly.

05/19/2015

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State Lawmakers’ Offices Rake In Money For ‘Select’ Committees That Do Little

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.

04/04/2015

'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' star Lisa Vanderpump was honored by the California State Assembly as Woman of the Year. (CBS)

‘Real Housewives’ Star Lisa Vanderpump Honored By State Assembly As ‘Woman Of The Year’

She was honored for the 50th Assembly District overseen by Assemblyman Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica.

03/09/2015

Supervisor David Chiu (San Francisco Board of Supervisors)

David Campos Concedes To David Chiu In Race For San Francisco Assembly Seat

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos has conceded the race for the District 17 state assembly seat, his rival Supervisor David Chiu said Thursday evening.

11/06/2014

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Republican Catharine Baker Leads Tim Sbranti In Hotly Contested East Bay Assembly Race

In a closely watched East Bay State Assembly race, Republican Catherine Baker appears to have come out on top for the District 16 Assembly.

11/05/2014

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Bill Providing Condoms For California Prisoners Heads To Gov. Brown’s Desk

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.

08/22/2014

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