California State Senate
Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer defeated fellow Democrat Susan Bonilla in a special election for a state Senate seat representing the east San Francisco Bay area.
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.
The state Senate has passed legislation requiring large airports to offer a private space for mothers to breastfeed or pump milk.
Former “Star Trek” actor George Takei is being recognized by the California Legislature as part of its celebration of LGBT Pride Month.
A challenge to California’s ban on bilingual education in public schools took a step forward Tuesday after the state Senate approved a measure aimed at overturning key sections of the law.
California state senator Mark DeSaulnier, speaking with KPIX 5’s Phil Matier on Sunday, defended a proposed bill which would punish corporations that pay their chief executives more than a hundred times the median wage of their workers.
State senators participated in a two-hour ethics training session Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year that have damaged the Legislature’s image.
From emergency repairs, to questionable construction, the Bay Bridge has had plenty of problems on both spans recently. Here’s a list of some highlights in our coverage.
The state Senate leader has canceled a high-profile golfing fundraiser in the wake of criminal proceedings against three state senators.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday called on State Sen. Leland Yee, who faces federal corruption and gun trafficking charges, and two other senators to resign after the state Senate passed a resolution suspending all three.