47 California Legislators Ask Gov. Brown To Call Special Session To Deal With DroughtA bipartisan group of 47 state Assembly members delivered a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday asking him to declare a special session to tackle problems related to California's ongoing drought.
Phil Matier: California Legislators Are Highest Paid In Nation A new report by Pew Charitable Trusts shows that California legislators make over $90,000 a year and may still be getting a raise.
Phil Matier: Crucial High-Speed Rail Vote At HandA critical vote is expected to take place this week in Sacramento as California legislators will decide on whether to issue almost $3 billion in state bonds for the high-speed rail project.
Momentum Builds For California's Part-Time Legislature ProposalProponents of an initiative that would turn California's Legislature into a part-time body are already raising money for their cause.
California Lawmakers Treated To Luxury Hawaii Resort By Special Interest GroupsA group of California lawmakers spent last week at a luxury hotel, all expenses paid, while attending an issues conference during a politically tumultuous week in California.
San Francisco Democrat Optimistic About State Budget CompromiseState Senator Mark Leno said he remains optimistic that legislators will come to an agreement over the state budget this week.