CA GOP Candidate Urging Voters To Repeal Gas Tax In NovemberGovernor Brown signed the gas tax law last April, which raised the state excise tax on gasoline by 12 cents. Now, there's a push to repeal it come November.
Gas Tax Critics Turn In Signatures For California InitiativeAn effort by California conservatives to repeal a recent increase in gas taxes and vehicle registration fees ramped up Monday as the supporters turned in more than 940,000 signatures to put the question before voters in November.
GOP Sets Low Expectations For Cost Study On Health Care BillRepublicans pushing a plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law are bracing for a Congressional Budget Office analysis widely expected to conclude that fewer Americans will have health coverage under the proposal.
North Carolina Lawmakers Call Special Session To Repeal HB2 ‘Bathroom Bill’North Carolina Democratic Gov.-elect Roy Cooper said legislators will hold a special session to repeal the law known as HB2 that limits protections for LGBT people.
Alameda County Supports Law Protecting Shelter AnimalsGovernor Brown is looking to repeal the Hayden law, decreasing the number of days a shelter can hold animals before euthanizing them.
Proposition 8 Repeal Cleared For Signature-GatheringA gay rights group has been cleared to start gathering signatures for a measure that would rescind the gay marriage ban known as Proposition 8.
Feinstein Leads Senate's Symbolic Repeal Effort Of Defense Of Marriage ActThe Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to repeal a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but the legislation - sponsored by Sen. Diane Feinstein - lacks vote for passage in either the House or the full Senate.
San Jose Medical Marijuana Backers Qualify Referendum On Cannabis RestrictionsMedical marijuana advocates submitted nearly 49,000 signatures on Friday to qualify a referendum that would repeal San Jose’s restrictions on cannabis dispensaries.
Phil Matier: Repealing The Nuclear Free Berkeley ActKCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at the longstanding Nuclear Free Berkeley Act.
Bay Area Advocates Celebrate End Of 'Don’t Ask, Don't Tell' Military PolicyAfter years of debate over the 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell' policy preventing gays from serving openly in the military, the Bay Area activists who led the campaign to repeal it are finally able to celebrate.
California Volunteers Gathering Signatures To Block Gay History LawFired-up volunteers in California have started gathering signatures for a ballot referendum that would repeal the nation’s first law requiring public schools to include prominent gay people and gay rights milestones in history and social science lessons.
ConsumerWatch: Group Seeks Amazon Boycott Over Sales Tax FightA coalition of nonprofit groups is calling on customers of Amazon.com to cancel their accounts unless the Internet retailer stops resisting a California law that requires more online retailers to charge a state sales tax.