The state Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would end traditional standardized testing of students in reading, math and social science, as the top federal education official threatened to withhold federal funds if the measure becomes law.
The bill would bring construction standards for clinics that perform abortions into line with all other primary care clinics.
The state Senate has approved reopening a college scholarship program for the relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
California would relocate more troublesome mountain lions instead of killing them under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
Nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants could perform a type of early abortion under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate, leaving the measure one step from the governor.
People who make fake 911 calls would be subject to paying the costs of mobilizing emergency responders under a bill that is close to passing the state Legislature.
Environmental activists were set to descend on the offices of a San Fernando Valley lawmaker Monday to demand she support a legislative ban on a controversial drilling process.
The leader of the state Senate on Wednesday backed Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to send thousands of inmates to private prisons rather than free them early to comply with federal court orders to reduce prison crowding.
The state Senate on Monday approved legislation that would allow immigrants who are not U.S. citizens to assist voters casting a ballot.
With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America’s shadows.
Both Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate Thursday said they were nearing an agreement on immigration reform.
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California’s Legislature has passed the state’s massive spending plan amid sharp divisions over whether the Democratic budget will further the state’s recovery or eventually return it to the multibillion-dollar deficits common during […]
Minimum-wage workers in California would see their first raises in six years under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Thursday.
California would take its first steps to protect the public from the increased use of unmanned aircraft under a bill approved by the state Senate.
Legislation approved by the state Senate on Thursday would force pranksters who make hoax 911 calls, like the ones used to target celebrities, pay for the cost of police responding to the fake emergencies.