California Lawmakers Pass Budget Expanding Help For PoorState lawmakers approved a $139 billion budget Thursday that uses California's massive surplus to boost funding for homeless programs, welfare, child care and universities while also socking some money into savings.
South Carolina Lawmakers Propose Bill To Ban Saggy Pants In PublicA bi-partisan effort is looking to fine anyone wearing sagging pants in public.
US Lawmakers Take To Twitter, Condemn Trump's 'S---Hole Countries' CommentBacklash on social media was immediate, with lawmakers such as U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan and California Congressman Ted Lieu denouncing the President’s comment.
Housing, Immigration Await California Lawmakers In Last WeekHundreds of bills await action by California lawmakers as the Legislature begins its last week of business this year.
New Security Concerns For Politicians After ShootingShould politicians do more to protect themselves from constituents after Wednesday's attack on lawmakers during a baseball practice in suburban Washington?
Special Interests Pour Record $24M Into California Lawmakers' RacesSpecial interest groups have poured a record $24 million so far into California legislative races ahead of Tuesday's primary election as real estate agents, dentists, businesses, charter schools and others seek to influence the makeup of the Legislature.
Panel Approves Pay Raises For California Lawmakers, GovernorThe Citizens Compensation Commission approved the salary and benefit increases on a 4-0 vote.
A List Of Lawmakers Who Collect Both Pension Check, SalaryA newspaper search of pension system records has found that 17 California lawmakers collect government pension checks on top of their legislative salaries.
CA Lawmakers Strike Deal With Labor Unions To Raise State's Minimum Wage To $15Just Saturday night, State Lawmakers have confirmed they have reached a deal with labor unions to boost the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour.
California Lawmakers Renew Push To Pass Right-To-Die BillThe bill allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs was renewed by legislators in a special session on health care convened by Gov. Jerry Brown.
California Urged To Return $331M Meant For HomeownersA Sacramento County judge found that the governor and state Legislature unlawfully diverted most of a fund that was part of a $25 billion settlement between five major banks and nearly every state in 2012.
Vote On California Right-To-Die Bill Delayed As Support LagsDemocratic Sen. Lois Wolk of Davis says she's still trying to secure votes for SB128 to pass the Assembly Health Committee.