California Budget Headed To Governor Has Good And Bad News For UninsuredThe $215 billion dollar budget passed by the Assembly and Senate Thursday expands access to health insurance, but will also penalize those who do not get health insurance.
California Senate Passes $214.8B Budget, Sends It To Governor NewsomThe California Senate has passed a $214.8 billion budget. That sends it next to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk.
CA Lawmakers Want To Give A Million Convicts Who Served Time Clean RecordsCalifornia Democratic lawmakers are considering two bills that would automatically erase the records of convicts who have served their time.
California State Assembly 4-22Here are the results for the State Assembly Races for Districts 4-22.
California State Assembly 24-30Here are the results for the State Assembly Races for Districts 24-30.
Bill Would Let BART Ignore Zoning Laws In Quest For Transit VillagesA bill to allow BART to fast-track its own high-density housing developments would act as a zoning end-around for the transit agency to put up housing near its stations. Individual cities would appear to have very little say in it.
California Legislature May Create New Harassment UnitThe California Legislature may create a new investigative unit to focus on harassment complaints and hire a panel of outside experts to recommend discipline.
Selling Or Advertising LGBT Conversion Therapy Could Soon Be Unlawful In CaliforniaThe California Assembly passed a bill Thursday to crack down on people selling conversion therapy as a way to change someone's sexual orientation.
State Assemblywoman Garcia Denies Groping AccusationsA California lawmaker at the forefront of the #MeToo movement, who faces sexual misconduct allegations herself, has denied the accusations.
State Assembly #MeToo Advocate Faces New Misconduct ClaimsAssemblywoman Cristina Garcia, a vocal leader of the #MeToo movement, faces fresh allegations of misconduct, including frequent discussions about sex and alcohol consumption at her Capitol office.
California Officials, Protesters Fight Offshore Drill Plans By Trump AdministrationCommissions that oversee coastal lands and water pushed the Trump administration to leave California out of plans to expand offshore drilling, saying the state will throw up any barriers possible to prevent pumping and transportation of oil.
California Lawmakers To Begin 2018 Confronting Sexual MisconductCalifornia lawmakers will grapple for the first time as a group with a growing sexual misconduct scandal when they return to Sacramento on Wednesday.
Southern California Lawmaker Resigns Assembly After Bathroom Sex Assault ClaimCalifornia Assemblyman Matt Dababneh announced Friday that he's resigning amid an investigation into a lobbyist's allegation he sexually assaulted her in a bathroom last year.
Assemblyman Bocanegra Resigns Following Sexual Misconduct AllegationsCalifornia Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra is resigning immediately following multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.
Assembly Paid $100K To Settle Harassment Claims Against Ex-LawmakerThe California Assembly paid $100,000 to settle harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims made in 2014 against then-Assemblyman Steve Fox.