Gov. Brown Approves Dispensing 1-Year Supply Of Birth ControlCalifornia women will be able to make fewer trips to the pharmacy to pick up birth control under a new law.
Gov. Brown Signs Law Increasing Contractor Oversight Following Deadly Balcony CollapseGov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Thursday aimed at providing more oversight of the construction industry following a deadly balcony collapse in Berkeley last year.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Banning SeaWorld Orca ShowsCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is approving legislation requiring SeaWorld to follow through on its plan to end killer whale breeding and entertainment shows.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Ending ‘Tampon Tax,’ Sales Tax On DiapersGov. Jerry Brown says he's vetoing seven bills that would have carved out special tax breaks.
California Expands Overtime To Farmworkers With New LawFarmworkers in the nation's largest agricultural state will be entitled to the same overtime pay as most other hourly workers under a new law.
Gov. Brown Extends California's Ambitious Climate Change LawCalifornia will further slash greenhouse gas emissions after Gov. Jerry Brown extended the nation's most ambitious climate change law by another 10 years.
Rape Statute Of Limitations Bill Clears State SenateGov. Jerry Brown will decide whether to eliminate California's 10-year time limit to bring rape and child molestation charges after several women were precluded from bringing cases against actor Bill Cosby.
Bill Prompted By Brock Turner Case Goes To Gov. Brown’s DeskCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown will decide whether to make sexually assaulting an unconscious or severely intoxicated person a crime that is ineligible for probation.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Banning Coal-Export FundingThe legislation was introduced in response to a developer's failed proposal to build a coal terminal in Oakland.
Bill Allowing SFUSD To Build Teacher Housing Goes To Governor’s DeskA bill that would allow the San Francisco Unified School District to develop employee housing on district property passed the state Assembly Wednesday and is headed to the governor’s desk.
Bill Eliminating ‘Tampon Tax’ Goes To Gov. Brown’s DeskCalifornia lawmakers are sending a measure to Gov. Jerry Brown to remove the state sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Condoning Lane-SplittingCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that takes a step toward condoning the practice of lane-splitting for motorcyclists.