Gov. Brown Signs Limo Safety Law In Wake Of Deadly FireA bill that aims to improve safety for limousine passengers in the wake of a fatal limousine tragedy that killed five women on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge earlier this year was signed into law Friday.
Bay Area Lawmaker's Bill Targets Limo Safety After Recent FiresIn response to a deadly limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge last month, East Bay lawmaker Ellen Corbett has introduced legislation that would add safety features in limos.
California Legislature Looking To Help Out Solar CompaniesIn the wake of Fremont-based Solyndra’s demise, the state legislature is trying to give California solar companies a push and level the playing field.
Phil Matier: Governor Vetoes Bill On Signature-Gathering Fee ChangeA bill that would have made it illegal pay a per-signature fee to companies that circulate ballot petitions was vetoed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
California Lawmakers Defeat Internet Privacy BillCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday rejected an Internet privacy bill for a second time after heavy lobbying from Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites that objected to more state regulation.
California State Senate Rejects Social Network Privacy BillCalifornia senators rejected a bill Friday designed to increase privacy on social networking sites, persuaded by objections from some of the burgeoning industry's biggest players.