Plastics Industry Fights Proposed Statewide Bag BanLobbyists for the plastics industry Wednesday warned jobs could be lost if Sacramento lawmakers vote to phase out single-use plastic bags in California grocery stores.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill For Same-Day Voter RegistrationGov. Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills designed to modernize California's election and campaign finance laws, including allowing voters to register on Election Day.
State Lawmakers’ Interest Group-Funded Hawaiian Trip Raises ControversyA 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.