State Legislature

Firearms seized during recent sweeps are shown on display at a news conference on May 17, 2013 at the Los Angeles Civic Center in Los Angeles, California. California Attorney General Kamala Harris hosted a meeting of the state's district attorneys to develop recommendations on reducing gun violence. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Calif. Senate Passes Series Of Gun, Ammunition Bills

Democrats in the state Legislature on Wednesday passed a series of firearms bills designed to reduce the chances for widespread carnage even as opponents warned that the measures would not keep weapons from those intent on committing horrific crimes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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Legislature Votes To Add More Suicide Barriers To Calif. Bridges

Suicide barriers could be included on more California bridges as a result of a bill advancing through the Legislature.


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Governor Brown Seeks Pension Reforms, Raising Retirement Age

Gov. Jerry Brown will propose sweeping rollbacks to public employee pension benefits, including raising the retirement age to 67 for new employees who are not public safety workers.



California Budget Picture Looks Murky With Stalled Talks

The end of budget talks between Gov. Jerry Brown and Republican lawmakers has shrouded California’s fiscal future even more, leaving officials cautious about publicly saying what options remain.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2011

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Governor, State Legislature Reach Budget Accord?

Aides to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Legislature’s top leaders said Thursday they had made progress on trying to end California’s record-long budget impasse and would reconvene next week.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/23/2010