Their legislative package would prohibit legislators and their employees from accepting most entertainment-related gifts, such as tickets to sporting events and concerts.
The independent Legislative Analyst’s Office is projecting a $3.2 billion surplus, the first one in years, and many Democratic constituencies have their eye on the money
The state Senate has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.
In a direct slap to Gov. Jerry Brown, his fellow Democrats in the state Senate on Wednesday rejected his plan for dealing with California’s prison crisis, throwing the state’s response to a federal court order into chaos.
The state Senate has approved a bill outlawing so-called “revenge porn,” which lawmakers say is an increasing problem on the Internet.
The state Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would close a loophole in California law that resulted in a rape conviction being overturned because the victim was not married.
The state Senate has approved a constitutional amendment that would guarantee the public’s right to inspect local government public records while shifting the cost away from the state budget.
Democrats saw a big victory at the polls Tuesday after voters gave the party a super majority in the state.
Democrats gained a two-thirds majority in the California Senate following Tuesday’s election, giving them the ability to pass tax increases and take other steps without the need for Republican votes.
A key legislative committee approved a bill Thursday to give state regulators the power to reject proposed health insurance rate increases, but the measure faces a stiff fight on the California Senate floor.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — So-called “sexting” would be added to the list of infractions that school officials can cite to expel students under a bill passed by the state Senate. Senators on Tuesday […]
The state Senate has approved legislation that would require California’s public schools to include gay history in social studies lessons.