State Lawmakers Vote Down Bill That Would Phase Out Fracking In CaliforniaA bill introduced earlier this year by state Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, that would phase out fracking for oil in California was voted down by a Senate commitee.
Congress Passes $900 Billion Pandemic Relief Package Delivering Aid To Businesses, IndividualsCongress passed a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday night that would finally deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Dianne Feinstein Says She Hasn't Considered Leaving Senate Early - 'I Have Been Productive'U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said this week she hasn't thought about retiring before her term ends in 2024 and defended herself against criticism of her job performance and questions about her age.
Dianne Feinstein Backs Secretary Of State Alex Padilla To Replace VP-Elect Kamala Harris In SenateDemocratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she backs California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to fill Kamala Harris' US Senate seat when she is sworn in as vice president in January.
Bay Area Democrat Incumbents Retain State Legislative SeatsMany Bay Area state legislators managed to keep their jobs as votes were tallied Tuesday night.
While California Dems Won’t Lose Majority, Some Battle To Stay In OfficeWhile Democrats in California won’t lose this control of the state legislature -- actually they’ll probably expand their super majority in the assembly and senate -- some incumbents are fighting to stick around.
Senate Judiciary Antitrust Panel Grills Google Exec On Online AdvertisingA Senate panel put a top Google executive on the defensive over the company’s powerful position in online advertising as some lawmakers look hopefully toward an expected antitrust case against the tech giant by the Trump administration.
Who Would Replace Kamala Harris In Senate? Talk Sets Off California Guessing GameThe possible election of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris as vice president has kicked off widespread speculation in California about who might replace her.
Trump Expected To Sign Senate-Approved Fix For Small Business Coronavirus ReliefThe Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to make it easier for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that’s been a central part of Washington’s response to the corresponding economic crisis.
Pelosi, Dems Power $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package Through House; Bill Moves On To SenateDemocrats powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House on Friday, an election-year measure designed to brace a U.S. economy in free fall and a health care system struggling to contain a pandemic still pummeling the country.
Rep. Schiff, California Senators Introduce Bipartisan Plan To Examine U.S. Coronavirus ResponseRep. Adam Schiff and Senators Diane Feinstein and Kamala Harris introduced a plan to establish a bipartisan commission to thoroughly examine the U.S. government's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Senate Passes $2 Trillion Economic Rescue Package, Largest Relief Bill In U.S. HistoryThe Senate has passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The 883-page measure is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history.
Coronavirus Update: Senate, White House Agree On Historic $2 Trillion Economic Stimulus PackageThe White House has reached an agreement with Senate leaders on a massive stimulus package to help kickstart the U.S. economy after workers and businesses were hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg In DC To Privately Meet With LawmakersFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in Washington Thursday to meet with lawmakers and talk about internet regulation.
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.