Lawmakers To Introduce Bill That Would Make Puerto Rico 51st U.S. StateA bipartisan group of lawmakers will introduce legislation Thursday that would admit Puerto Rico into the union as the 51st state without a referendum on the island's territorial status
California Lawmakers Eye Loopholes Around Fed Tax Deduction LimitsDemocrats in Sacramento are exploring ways to help Californians save money by creating a loophole around deduction limits that are part of the new federal tax law.
Democratic California Lawmakers Vow To Help DACA RecipientsCalifornia Democrats slam President Trump's decision to end the DACA program protecting immigrants illegally brought into U.S. as children.
San Jose Lawmakers Agree To Immediately Enact New Tenant ProtectionsNew rules in San Jose restrict a landlord's ability to evict people without cause.
Sonoma County Lawmakers Consider Marijuana Grow And Tax OrdinancesSonoma County lawmakers consider a medical cannabis land use ordinance that regulates pot cultivation in unincorporated parts of the county.
Prop. 50 Would Dock Pay For Suspended LawmakersCalifornia voters will decide in June whether to allow state lawmakers to revoke their colleagues' pay following the Legislature's 2014 ethics crisis that saw three senators put on leave as they faced felony allegations.
Protesters Rally As Calif. Lawmakers Consider Bills To Regulate Videos Of Police ActivityCalifornia lawmakers are considering bills to regulate videos of police activities and law enforcement’s acquisition of surplus military equipment as hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters rally outside the governor’s office.
California Rebates For Hybrid, Electric Cars Restricted After Plan Criticized As Taxpayer Handout To The WealthyState lawmakers and air quality officials are restricting rebates on hybrid and electric cars because they have been claimed by hundreds of Californians who make $500,000 or more.
California Lawmakers Demand Change To EDD Practice Of Putting Social Security Numbers On DocumentsLawmakers from both sides of the aisle are coming together following a report that revealed the state is putting millions at risk for identity theft by printing full social security numbers on documents being mailed.
California Democrats Push Gov. Brown To Demand Water Conservation From Farmers During DroughtCalifornia’s Democratic state senators are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up water spending in the face of a relentless drought.
SF Archbishop Answers Disapproving Letter From Lawmakers After Clarifying Sexual Morality For School StaffThe archbishop of San Francisco sent a letter to California lawmakers on Thursday asking them to respect his right to hire people who uphold Catholic teachings.
Penny Pitching Tradition Chips Away At Historical Sculpture In SacramentoLet the finger-pointing begin -- lawmakers and lobbyists honoring a tradition at California's Capitol may have made a million dollar mistake.
Richard Dreyfuss Honored By California Lawmakers For Promoting Civics EducationOscar winner Richard Dreyfuss told California lawmakers he hopes the American public will once again view politics as a noble calling.
California Plans To Vote On New Water Bond Measure For November ElectionPressed by a deadline and California's severe drought, state lawmakers are scheduled to vote Wednesday on a measure that would swap out an existing water bond on the November ballot.
Panel Approves 2 Percent Pay Raise For California Lawmakers, OfficialsA citizens' commission has approved 2 percent cost-of-living salary increases for lawmakers and statewide officials, including the governor and attorney general.