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.
California Senate Votes For Earlier Primary ElectionThe California Senate has voted to move up the state's presidential primary in an effort to increase the influence of the nation's largest and most diverse state.
California Bill Would Require Securing Guns In VehiclesThe California Senate is approving legislation that requires everyone, including law enforcement officers, to secure guns they leave in a vehicle.
Proposed Initiative Would Require Bills Posted 3 Days Before Legislature VotesThe proposed initiative would also require the Legislature to publish all committee and floor proceedings online within 24 hours and keep them online in a downloadable format for at least 20 years.
California Senate Approves Ban On Powdered AlcoholMore than two dozen states have banned powdered alcohol since an Arizona man introduced a product called Palcohol.
California Senate Bills Target Transparency Of Public Utilities CommissionThe Senate's unanimous approval on Tuesday follows Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of similar legislation in October.
California Senate Bill Aims To Slow Bans On Medical Marijuana In Cities, CountiesAB21 corrects what lawmakers say was a mistake in medical marijuana regulations that were adopted in the closing hours of last year's legislative session.
California Senate Rejects Bill That Would Prevent Tickets For Sleeping In CarsSen. Ben Hueso of San Diego, a Democrat who presented the bill Monday, says he lived in his car for two years while attending college.