Seemingly fed up with Republican opposition to his budget ideas, Gov. Jerry Brown was poised to mobilize union members to help elect more Democrats to the state Legislature.
The Legislature has sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill seeking to ban the sale, trade or possession of shark fins, despite objections from two senators who called the measure racist because the fins are used in a soup considered a delicacy in some Asian cultures.
The California Legislature has approved a bill preventing local jurisdictions from banning male circumcision, a measure written in response to ballot measure proposed in San Francisco.
With another major company threatening to leave California, Democrats and Republicans are squabbling even more over who’s to blame, and some key Republican lawmakers are dismissing a plan that Democratic leaders say will help Californians get back to work.
A nationwide effort to elect the president of the United States based on the popular vote rather than the current Electoral College system passed the California legislature Friday.
A state senator is seeking to halt a new law that allows unsupervised parole for thousands of ex-convicts.
The legislative committees that oversee the offices of California’s 120 state senators and Assembly members refused formal requests to release lawmakers’ daily calendars.
Legislation will be introduced in Sacramento Wednesday afternoon that would establish strict safety guidelines for raves and other large events on state-owned property.
The California state legislature is about to take up a bill that would tax soda and other sugary drinks with the money raised going to schools to pay for education and children’s health programs.
When Gov. Jerry Brown announced last week that he was ending budget negotiations with Republicans he rejected a lengthy list of requests GOP lawmakers wanted in exchange for their votes.