California’s Democratic state senators are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up water spending in the face of a relentless drought.
The mostly union-backing Democrats warned they would not support a strike and there was no extra money at the state level to increase BART’s offer.
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.
A 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.