Lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown legislation that would extend a Hollywood tax break for two years in an effort to keep film and TV production in the state.
State lawmakers have approved a bill that would establish a first-of-its-kind ban on a controversial form of psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight.
The state Assembly has sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that ends discounted vanity license plates for current and retired lawmakers.
Lawmakers in Sacramento just updated the rules to allow hands-free texting while driving.
California lawmakers have approved billions of dollars in construction financing for the first segment of what would be the nation’s first dedicated high-speed rail line, eventually connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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California lawmakers may have passed a budget on time to get paid, but their plan to close a $15.7 billion shortfall carries a big risk on the assumption that voters will approve Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax increase this fall.
The jails in Riverside County east of Los Angeles were finally catching up with the region’s rapid growth when state lawmakers passed legislation that assigned thousands of inmates who would have gone to prison to their local lock-ups instead.
The chairman of California’s high-speed rail project defended the $68.4 billion plan before lawmakers on Wednesday, a day after the state Legislative Analyst’s Office urged the state Legislature to reject it because it relies on highly speculative financing.
Lawmakers are questioning the cost of legal bills for the city of Vernon, which is under investigation for its financial dealings.
A planned week-long trip to Hawaii by state lawmakers, during which they are scheduled to meet with members of some very powerful interest groups, has triggered outrage in some circles.
As gridlocked Washington edges toward default, states staggering out of the last recession are preparing for the worst: The federal piggy-bank that helps them pay for health care, jobless benefits, road building and schools could run out of cash.
Two California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would pre-empt local governments from passing laws banning male circumcision and limit the enacting of such legislation to the state.
California lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would make the state the first requiring public schools to include the contributions of gays and lesbians in their social studies curriculum.
Republican lawmakers are claiming victory after the state budget passed last week without a single GOP vote because the plan did not include the Democrats’ top solution — a renewal of the higher income, sales and vehicle taxes approved two years ago.