Legislators and education advocates on Friday called for curbs on the powers of college accreditors, who they accused of targeting City College of San Francisco while allowing violations by the for-profit Heald College to go unchecked.
One vote per person: That’s the way it’s supposed to work. Yet last year, KPIX 5 showed you members of our State Assembly casting votes for other lawmakers. It’s called “ghost voting.” The practice is against the rules, but it’s still going on.
Two members of California’s State Assembly have introduced legislation that would provide tax rebates for low-income renters in California on a sliding-scale basis.
It’s long been a public health debate about whether it’s good policy to make clean needles available to drug addicts and the topic is again up for discussion after San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a bill this month addressing the issue.
A state legislative committee is planning to hold a hearing in response to the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track inspectors who were struck by a train.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two bills into law that will help build new NBA arenas for the Golden State Warriors and the Sacramento Kings.
KPIX 5 was at the State Capitol and watched the Assembly at work during the last two weeks of the session. Lawmakers were voting on hundreds of bills. But we noticed something strange: Many votes were being cast without anyone sitting in the chair.
Four members of the state legislature are pushing forward with efforts to help the school regain accreditation.
The state Assembly has approved a bill that clears a procedural step in the Golden State Warriors’ attempt to build a new arena in San Francisco.
Currently, health benefits in same-sex partnerships are taxed by the federal government as income, although some California companies reimburse that tax to their employees.