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.
State lawmakers Monday voted to approve legislation aimed at curbing a sharp rise in the number of reported sexual assault cases in the military.
CEOs of companies in Standard & Poor’s 500 index were paid an average of 354 times more than the median employee in 2012, according to the AFL-CIO.
Legislation unveiled Friday in California would require smartphones and other mobile devices to have a “kill switch” to render them inoperable if lost or stolen — a move that could be the first of its kind in the country.
Critics said the bill’s proposed changes could have the opposite effect by hampering fraud-prevention efforts.
California education officials have adopted rules governing how school districts will be able to spend the money they get based on how many disadvantaged students they have.
Community groups, legislators and local elected officials were expected to announce legislation Friday aimed at preventing tragic accidents when toy guns too closely resemble real firearms.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have given county prosecutors the option of charging lower-level, non-violent drug offenses as misdemeanors instead of felonies.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation making California the fifth state to allow judges to declare a child has more than two legal parents.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday signed a bill that will temporarily require overtime pay for domestic workers in California.
Gov. Jerry Brown is set to consider more than a dozen bills that supporters and opponents alike agree would impose the nation’s toughest restrictions on gun ownership if he signs the entire legislative package into law.
The state Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow immigrants who are not U.S. citizens to assist voters casting a ballot.
A CBS2 news report has inspired a proposed bill that would prohibit spousal support in child sex abuse cases.
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer announced legislation Friday to address what she called an “epidemic” of military sexual assault cases.