Gov. Jerry Brown and the top Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday announced a $687 million plan to provide immediate help to drought-stricken communities throughout California, including $15 million for those with dangerously low drinking water supplies.
Gun owners’ groups are considering recall campaigns against five Democratic state lawmakers, including Assembly Speaker John Perez.
Assembly Speaker John Perez says he is running for state controller next year.
Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders moved close to a state budget deal Monday that is expected to revamp education funding and begin restoring some of the social services cut during the recession.
After years of difficult budget cuts, Gov. Jerry Brown is offering more money to California’s public colleges and universities.
Lawmakers in Sacramento were scrambling on Wednesday to patch together a state budget proposal ahead of a deadline for the legislature to pass a new fiscal plan.
Officials in the scandal-plagued suburb of Vernon in Los Angeles County are fighting a bill that could see the industrial area stripped of its cityhood.
The corruption-plagued city of Vernon may lose its cityhood and become part of unincorporated Los Angeles County if Assembly Speaker John Perez has his way.