California Politics

California Bill Requires Data On Police Racial ProfilingCalifornia lawmakers on Wednesday narrowly approved legislation to reduce racial profiling with unprecedented data collection on police stops.
Lawmakers To Vote On $108B Spending PlanLawmakers are facing a Sunday deadline to pass a $108 billion spending plan that will meet Gov. Jerry Brown's demands for a rainy day fund and paying down debt while allocating some of the surplus to programs benefiting lower-income Californians.
Court Tosses California's Concealed-Weapons RulesA divided federal appeals court on Thursday struck down California's concealed-weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
California Resurgent Under Brown, But Spending A WorryGov. Jerry Brown is drawing praise and glowing reviews from the national media for his deft political maneuvering in closing a $25 billion budget deficit and restoring some of California's financial luster after years of recession.
Gov. Brown Proposes $96.4 Billion Spending Plan With Emphasis On EducationRiding a wave of state tax revenue, Gov. Jerry Brown released a budget proposal Tuesday that looks much different from the ones Californians have become accustomed to in recent years -- It has a surplus.
Jerry Brown: California, Country Facing 'Regime Crisis' Similar To The Civil WarBrown took a break from his statewide budget crisis tour this weekend and sat down with CBS 2/KCAL 9 political reporter Dave Bryan for a no-holds-barred interview.
Obama Tries To Reignite Voters' Fervor During L.A. VisitThousands of people are lined up at the USC campus to see President Barack Obama drum up support for two high-profile Democrats locked in tight races.
Ethnic Spat Erupts In Changing OC DistrictA surge of Vietnamese-American political power in Orange County is threatening Democrat Loretta Sanchez's seat in Congress.