Kevin De Leon
A former state lawmaker from Orange County has been appointed to the California High-Speed Rail Authority Board, adding another Southern California voice on the $68 billion project.
Senate President Kevin de Leon and Assemblywoman Hanna-Beth Jackson announced legislation on Tuesday that would require school districts where health education is a high school graduate requirement to make sexual violence prevention a part of the curriculum.
A man who has buffed shoes inside the Capitol for more than two decades is among those recently laid off by the state Senate.
Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, introduced SB15 on Tuesday that would increase state funding, redirect funds from a scholarship program, and charge a higher rate to out-of-state students.
Citing budget conditions, the new leader of the state Senate has begun restructuring the chamber’s administrative staff by laying off dozens of employees.
One of California’s most powerful lawmakers is demanding action after documents were uncovered detailing trucks leaving toxic waste on Southern California freeways.
An unusual and elaborate swearing-in ceremony for the incoming leader of the state Senate is tonight at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
Sen. Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles has invited 2,000 guests, including about 200 officeholders, to witness his swearing-in as Senate president pro tempore during a Wednesday ceremony at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
The state Senate has approved reducing the gift limit for lawmakers by more than half in an effort to improve the Legislature’s image after a string of ethical lapses and criminal charges.
Vernon, the smallest city in the Golden State, is trying to attract more residents with a 45-unit energy efficient apartment complex called Vernon Village Park.
A state lawmaker proposed Monday that California extend its requirement that gun buyers undergo background checks and register their weapons to anyone who assembles a firearm in their home.
California’s political watchdog agency said Monday it has declined to open an investigation into a lawmaker whose name surfaced in an ongoing federal investigation of a state senator.
Residents at a town hall meeting Tuesday called for the closure of a controversial battery recycling plant that state agencies charge has spread hazardous pollution into the air and groundwater.
Businessmen and politicians are urging California to get more aggressive in offering tax incentives to lure movie and television production back to the state.
Paparazzi and others who harass the children of public figures will face tougher penalties under legislation that California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Tuesday.