Speier Introduces Proposal Tackling Sexual Harassment On Capitol HillA bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday that aims to overhaul the way sexual harassment is treated on Capitol Hill.
House Lawmakers Describe Sexual Harassment In Congress At HearingHouse lawmakers are meeting Tuesday to review the chamber's sexual harassment policies in the wake of sweeping allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment that have rocked powerful institutions and industries across the country.
Pelosi Backs Sexual Harassment Legislation For CongressHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi weighed in on the sexual harassment claims current and former female lawmakers are making against their male colleagues in Congress, saying she supports legislative action in Congress to address the issue.
Female Lawmakers From California Allege Harassment By House ColleaguesOne current and three former female lawmakers tell The Associated Press that they, too, have been harassed or subjected to hostile sexual comments — by fellow members of Congress.
The Wisdom Study Takes A New Look At Breast Cancer ScreeningsTop doctors, researchers, health care administrators and one Bay Area congresswoman are trying to make breast cancer screenings better and they want your help.
$50K Reward In Unsolved Killing Of Pokemon Go Player In San FranciscoRep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) is announcing a $50,000 reward to help find the suspect who fatally shot a college student as he was playing Pokemon Go last year in San Francisco.
Mariska Hargitay Fights To End U.S. Backlog Of Untested Rape KitsMariska Hargitay said, “These are not kits sitting on the shelf, these are people's lives sitting on the shelf.”
VA Sex Harassment Probe Draws Attention Of Bay Area Congresswoman, Whistleblower CommissionA KPIX 5 probe into allegations of sexual harassment of employees at Bay Area Veterans Affairs clinics is getting national attention.
Speier Calls For College Transcripts To Note Sexual MisconductColleges that expel students whom they suspect of having committed sexual assault are being asked to go further by specifying the reason for expulsion on their transcripts.
California Lawmakers Say Guardsmen Shouldn't Be Paying Back Re-Enlist BonusesIt's being called an outrage: California National Guard soldiers being told to pay back bonuses they received to re-enlist.
Gun-Control Advocates Hold Sit-In At Fox Theatre In Redwood CityAdvocates of stricter gun-control laws held a sit-in on Monday, right across from a Fourth of July festival in Redwood City.
California Democrats Hold National Day of Action On Gun Violence PreventionIn California, and around the country, politicians are planning to take part in Wednesday's National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention.