Online retailer Amazon.com has tried to become all things to all consumers, but in California, it is about to take on a role it has fought against for years: tax collector.
The Calif. Legislature approved a $55 million emergency bailout bill Friday to keep the Inglewood School District afloat.
The public pension changes negotiated by Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders have begun making their way through both houses in what is expected to be a quick journey to the governor’s desk.
The state Assembly has sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that ends discounted vanity license plates for current and retired lawmakers.
Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have struck an agreement on remaining cuts to California’s budget, people with direct knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday.
California Highway Patrol officers have reached a tentative furlough agreement in efforts to help close the state’s $16 billion budget gap.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that will help the state avoid cash-flow problems this spring by allowing it to borrow from existing government funds.
California’s budget for the new fiscal year includes major changes to community redevelopment agencies, which Gov. Brown and other critics say drain tax money from schools and public safety.
Mounting financial pressure from lawmakers is forcing thousands of students across the state to decide between paying their bills and going to school.
A state assemblyman from Orange County isn’t backing down from “shocking” comments that have outraged a national Italian-American group.
Educators throughout California can breathe a little easier on Friday after an effort to make it easier for school districts to fire teachers stalled in the state legislature.
Legislation under consideration in California would add lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to the list of social and ethnic groups that schools must include in social studies lessons.
Republican Assemblyman Brian Nestande says there are just too many bills being introduced in Sacramento.
California regulators have approved the first system in the nation to give polluting companies such as utilities and refineries financial incentives to emit fewer greenhouse gases.
Lawmakers will now be able to pass a budget plan with a simple majority vote instead of the currently required two-thirds.