The state Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment permitting the Legislature to suspend members without pay.
California lawmakers have approved legislation that would extend the amount of time victims of childhood sexual abuse have to come forward.
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.
AB2692 by Democratic Assemblyman Paul Fong of Cupertino passed Monday 69-0 and heads to the Senate.
Members of the state Legislature’s black caucus blasted the racially charged comments attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling after online sites posted a leaked audio recording over the weekend.
The California Senate has erased the names and online archives of three suspended lawmakers entangled in criminal cases.
Nearly five months after a gunman’s deadly attack at Los Angeles airport lawmakers and local officials will meet Friday for a congressional hearing to discuss its lessons.
About 56,000 Californians have a concealed-weapons permit in a state of 38 million residents.
Southern California lawmakers who support legislation to discriminate against gays and lesbians now have one less hotspot to visit in West Hollywood.
California lawmakers and statewide elected officials will have a little extra cash in their pockets this holiday season, as their paychecks rise by more than 5 percent starting Sunday.
A university study released Friday of how counties are spending $4.4 billion to implement Gov. Jerry Brown’s prison realignment law found that nearly 20 percent have fundamentally changed how they approach criminal justice.
California lawmakers approved a bill Tuesday that will extend the statute of limitations for hit-and-run crashes from three to six years.
Gov. Jerry Brown is asking state lawmakers to approve spending $315 million this year to lease cells in private prisons and jails as an alternative to releasing roughly 9,600 inmates to comply with a federal court order.
California lawmakers will get a pay raise of nearly $5,000 this year while the governor will see an increase of nearly $9,000 after a citizens’ panel voted Wednesday to restore some of the cuts it made during the recession.
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s Legislature has passed the state’s massive spending plan amid sharp divisions over whether the Democratic budget will further the state’s recovery or eventually return it to the multibillion-dollar deficits common during […]