A Sacramento County judge found that the governor and state Legislature unlawfully diverted most of a fund that was part of a $25 billion settlement between five major banks and nearly every state in 2012.
Democratic Sen. Lois Wolk of Davis says she’s still trying to secure votes for SB128 to pass the Assembly Health Committee.
As California lawmakers begin drilling into Gov. Jerry Brown’s revised budget for next year, Democrats and social welfare advocates say they already see many areas that need even more funding.
California lawmakers are trying to address one problem with dying in an age of widespread social media and electronic communication: What happens to your digital life when you die?
A U.S. Congressman from Orange County and a prominent Southland rabbi were both on Capitol Hill Tuesday for a controversial speech from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the Iran nuclear talks.
California lawmakers have approved legislation to extend additional tax credits to Hollywood film productions, sending the bipartisan legislation to Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.
With only a few weeks left in the legislative session, lawmakers are negotiating the extension and expansion of a Hollywood tax credit designed to keep film and television production in California.
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.