California lawmakers are taking aim at the practice of “swatting,” which has sent police on fake emergency calls to the homes of Tom Cruise and other stars.
At least a dozen California lawmakers repaired or upgraded their state-provided vehicles at taxpayers’ expense in the final weeks before the one-of-its-kind perk was ending, then later bought those vehicles for personal use.
KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the root of the argument for pension reform.
With legislative recess over, our lawmakers are back in Sacramento to complete the business for the year, and that includes legislation addressing a recent issue over the 49ers Santa Clara stadium.
Senator Dianne Feinstein joined several other Democrats on Tuesday to call for new gun control laws in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater.
With Gov. Jerry Brown refusing to sign off on their plan, Democratic leaders say they are working on two tracks to pass a budget and continue negotiations with the governor on welfare cuts.
The Bay Area congressional delegation was heading back to the nation’s capitol Monday to vote on a measure to extend a middle class tax cut.
California lawmakers are going to lose a big perk this week: their mostly-state-funded cars. Interestingly, though, the change could actually cost taxpayers more in the long run.
Millions of dollars in federal stimulus money remains unspent in California, but before that cash goes back to Washington, some state lawmakers want to make sure it gets spent.
Budget records released this month by the Assembly should have provided a detailed look at the spending by California lawmakers.