State Sen. Mark Leno

Judge Rules On Whether Gay Marriages Can Resume In California

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill Approving Gender-Neutral Terms In State Marriage Statutes

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation replacing language in state law that defines marriage as “between a man and a woman.”

07/07/2014

(CBS)

Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking Victims Get New Protections To Escape Abuse

The bill, authored by state Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, gives survivors of human trafficking the right to terminate residential leases in order to protect themselves against their abusers. The bill also strengthens existing protections for survivors of domestic violence who are forced to vacate a rental property for personal safety reasons.

08/20/2013

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Consider Special Election For Gov. Brown’s Budget

A March 10 deadline loomed for lawmakers considering whether to put Brown’s tax extension plan before voters in a June special election.

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