Assembly Passes Bill To Ban Employers From Asking About Past SalaryThe bill, which now goes to the state Senate, would prevent employers from asking applicants what they were paid at previous jobs.
California May Give Legal Help To Deported VeteransThe state Assembly passed a bill to provide legal representation for people who were honorably discharged from the military but have been deported.
California Assembly Moves To Tax Marijuana GrowersCalifornia lawmakers are moving to levy taxes on medical marijuana growers after hammering out pot regulations last year.
California Assembly Turns Down Aid For SoCal Gas VictimsMembers of the California Assembly rejected a plan to give victims of the Aliso Canyon disaster gas leak and other man-made pollution more time to sue for relief, but the proposal could return.
Proposed John Wayne Day In California Rejected Over Decades-Old Racist CommentsWhat a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments.
Assemblyman Anthony Rendon Sworn In As Assembly SpeakerA Los Angeles-area Democrat who was chosen by his colleagues six months ago to lead the California Legislature's lower chamber will take office this week.
Assembly Votes To Raise Smoking Age To 21The California Assembly has voted to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21.
California Assembly Approves Bill Banning Confederate NamesCalifornia lawmakers have advanced a bill to ban schools, parks and public property from being named after elected leaders or senior military officers of the Confederacy.
California Assembly Approves Controversial Vaccine BillCalifornia's Assembly has approved a hotly contested bill requiring that nearly all public schoolchildren be vaccinated.
Lawmakers Denounce Ballot Initiative Making Gay Sex Punishable By DeathMembers of the California Assembly are denouncing a proposed ballot measure that would make it legal to murder gay and lesbian people.
California Legislature Approves Compromise $115.4B BudgetCalifornia lawmakers on Friday passed a compromise budget to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's demands for restrained spending, even as the package sends billions more to public schools and increases spending on health care and social services.
California Assembly Moves To Expand Sex Education In Schools The state Assembly is advancing legislation to expand California's sex education curriculum, requiring schools to teach more about sexually transmitted infections and discuss same-sex relationships when teaching HIV prevention.