Boating Under The Influence? State Assemblyman Authors Boater Safety BillA Bay Area member of the state Assembly has authored a bill that would allow law enforcement the right to test the blood of someone they believe may be boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
David Campos Concedes To David Chiu In Race For San Francisco Assembly SeatSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos has conceded the race for the District 17 state assembly seat, his rival Supervisor David Chiu said Thursday evening.
Warriors Exec Rick Welts, Actor George Takei Honored By California Legislature For LGBT Pride Month Former "Star Trek" actor George Takei is being recognized by the California Legislature as part of its celebration of LGBT Pride Month.
Alameda County Leaders Pressure Lawmakers To Make Kill Switch Mandatory On Cell PhonesAlameda County leaders are pushing state lawmakers to pass a smartphone kill-switch bill -- with the intention of passing their own at a local level should it fail.
Business, Labor Spend Millions In Battle For East Bay Assembly SeatThe battle lines are drawn in a hotly contested Assembly race in the East Bay. With less than one week, two powerful special interest groups are dividing Democrats.
California Assembly Set To Vote On Banning ‘Microbeads’ In Skin Care ProductsA proposal in the California State Assembly could mean changes to your favorite skin care products. The measure would ban “microbeads,” small pieces of plastic found in soaps and scrubs.
Bulk Of Gov. Brown’s Revised State Budget Would Go Towards Medi-Cal California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his revised state budget on Tuesday, which is $1 billion more than the original he submitted in January. The majority of the funds would go to health-care costs for the poor.
After KPIX 5 Exposes ‘Ghost Voting’ In California State Assembly, Members Continue PracticeOne vote per person: That's the way it's supposed to work. Yet last year, KPIX 5 showed you members of our State Assembly casting votes for other lawmakers. It's called “ghost voting.” The practice is against the rules, but it’s still going on.
California’s Low-Income Renters Could Get Tax Rebate With Newly-Introduced Legislation Two members of California’s State Assembly have introduced legislation that would provide tax rebates for low-income renters in California on a sliding-scale basis.
GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful: Time To Change 'Old, Rich, White Guys' BrandWhile California Republicans came together over the weekend for their biannual convention in solidarity with intentions to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, the GOP front-runners represent a wide gap within the party.
Phil Matier: California's Lawmakers Get A Pay RaiseCalifornia state lawmakers are receiving more in their pay checks, as a raise went into effect on Monday. The California Citizens Compensation Commission approved the increase of more than five percent back in June.
Analysis Reveals Transit Unions Giving Millions To Calif. LawmakersWith BART and AC Transit workers possibly going on strike, a new analysis shows how much money unions representing transit workers donate to state lawmakers.