California State Legislature
State Lawmakers To Vote On $117.5 Billion Budget That Boosts Social Spending, Tempting Showdown With Brown
California’s social service programs suffered deep cuts in the last recession, and now Democrats who control both houses of the Legislature want to increase spending on them as the state rebounds.
Time magazine has released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People. Among the likes of Beyonce, the Pope and Edward Snowden, it includes several prominent Bay Area figures including Governor Jerry Brown.
With little debate, a State Senate committee killed a proposal Monday that would have banned transit workers from going on strike.
The California Legislature has sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would require development of an earthquake early warning system.
California’s State Legislature is taking a closer look at the use of drones with a Tuesday morning hearing in Sacramento.
Some Bay Area school districts will see significant increases in state funding now that the legislature has passed a budget. The only thing they need is Governor Brown’s signature.
California’s State Senate has passed a $96.3 billion budget one day ahead of deadline as GOP warns that spending will lead to future imbalance.
California lawmakers are seeking to expand a decade-old law that lets counties pursue court-ordered mental health treatment for those who refuse to get help on their own.
Gov. Jerry Brown is telling California lawmakers that he will call a special legislative session on health care at the end of the year.
California’s State Legislature returned to work Monday from its summer recess with pension reform topping their agenda as well as hundreds of bills they still need to consider.