California Lawmakers Approve Presidential Primary In March
Immigration, Health Care Bills Advance In CaliforniaEfforts to resist President Donald Trump's border wall, create a government-run health care system and tackle a statewide housing shortage have cleared a major hurdle in the California Legislature.
Proposed Bill Would Require Videotaping Sales Of Firearms In CaliforniaAll California gun sales would have to be videotaped under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature.
Controversial Vaccination Bill Becomes Law Governor Brown has signed into law the measure requiring vaccinations for most children in public schools.
Bill Targeting Racial Profiling Requires Data On Officers' StopsCalifornia lawmakers on Wednesday narrowly approved legislation to reduce racial profiling with unprecedented data collection on police stops.
Proposed Bill Would Make Officially Make Cheerleading In High School A SportCleanup crews continued to mop up oil-stained beaches along California's Central Coast two weeks after an onshore underground pipeline ruptured, leaking thousands of gallons of crude into the Pacific.
Boy, 5, Gets No-Show Bill For Missing Another Kid's Birthday PartyIt was not what Derek Nash expected to find in his 5-year-old's school bag: A bill demanding a "no-show fee" for another child's birthday party.
Bill Allowing Up To $760 Million In Federal Spending On Area Levees Passes HouseThe House passed the closest thing so far this year to an infrastructure bill — a $12 billion-plus bipartisan measure authorizing 34 water projects, ranging from flood protection in California and North Dakota to deepening the Port of Savannah and widening a Texas-Louisiana waterway that services the oil industry.
Bill Banning Lead Bullets Heading To California Governor's DeskProponents of the bill say the ban will protect condors and other wildlife that feed on gut piles left behind by hunters. They also say humans are at risk when they eat meat that has been shot with lead bullets.
Brown: Counties Must Pay For Medicaid ExpansionGov. Jerry Brown is meeting with county officials from throughout California as he tries to expand the state's health care program for the poor and transfer some state responsibilities to local governments.
Bill Would Require OT, Other Benefits For NanniesDemocrats have passed a bill that would provide overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections for domestic workers in California.
California Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Ban All Texting While DrivingCalifornia may put the brakes on texting while driving with hands-free devices.