State Lawmakers Meet In Rare Session With Gov. Newsom To Address $54.3 Billion Budget DeficitThe California Assembly met in an extraordinary session Tuesday to question Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration about its plan to fill an estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit created by the effects of the coronavirus.
Medical Marijuana May Soon Be Administered At California K-12 SchoolsCalifornia schools may soon allow parents to administer medical marijuana to their children on K-12 campuses.
CA Lawmakers Delay Vote On Proposed Soda Tax, Big Soda Cup Ban Until 2020Efforts to tax sugary drinks and limit how much soda can be sold in a single cup have stalled in the California Legislature.
California Lawmakers Accused Of Misconduct; None PunishedDocuments released by the California Legislature show four lawmakers have faced sexual misconduct complaints since 2006. None were formally punished.
State Assembly Approves California's 'Sanctuary State' BillCalifornia's "sanctuary state" bill that would limit police cooperation with federal immigration authorities cleared a major hurdle Friday when it was approved by the state Assembly.
Bills Addressing California Housing Crunch Pass AssemblyCalifornia lacks an estimated 1.5 million affordable housing units compared to demand, and the state's homelessness rate is disproportionately high.
Lawmakers Vote On Bill To Offer Legal Help To Deported VeteransThe state Assembly passed a bill to provide legal help to people who were honorably discharged from the military but have since been deported.
Bills To Curb Youth Smoking Head To California Assembly CommitteeTwo California bills aimed at reducing youth smoking by regulating e-cigarettes and boosting the legal smoking age to 21 will get a crucial legislative hearing Wednesday.
California Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccination Bill; Legislation Headed To GovernorA controversial bill that makes it harder for parents to opt out of childhood vaccinations faces one more vote in the state legislature Monday before California’s Gov. Brown weighs in.
California A Step Closer To Extending Health Care For Illegal Immigrant ChildrenThe California Senate has approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally.
California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An HourCalifornia state Sen. Mark Leno is pushing a plan to raise the state's minimum wage to $13 an hour, but some critics say the wage increase would be a "job killer".
California Pregnancy Centers Would Have To Tell Visitors Abortion Is An Option Under New BillCrisis pregnancy centers in California would have to tell visitors that abortion is an option under legislation approved by the state Assembly.
Calif. Assembly Vote Lets Terminally Ill Patients Request Experimental, Unregulated DrugsTerminally ill patients would be able to use experimental drugs under a bill approved by the California Assembly.
State Lawmakers' Offices Rake In Money For 'Select' Committees That Do LittleCalifornia lawmakers received $6.7 million in staff costs in the last two-year session by leading special committees that don't have to meet or propose bills.
'Real Housewives' Star Lisa Vanderpump Honored By State Assembly As 'Woman Of The Year'She was honored for the 50th Assembly District overseen by Assemblyman Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica.