CA Lawmakers, Unions Strike Deal To Raise Minimum Wage To $15
California Lawmakers Weigh Revamped Health Insurance TaxCalifornia lawmakers are expected to take action Monday on a tax package aimed at appeasing federal regulators and preventing a $1.1 billion funding hole in the state's health insurance program for low-income Californians.
Calif. Lawmakers To Vote On Budget With More Money For Public SchoolsCalifornia lawmakers are taking up a $117.5 billion spending plan that sends even more money to public schools and adopts a new tax credit for the working poor.
Senate Ends Free After-Hours Transportation For LawmakersThe leader of the California Senate says he's ending a practice of providing free after-hours transportation to lawmakers in an effort to restore public trust.
State Assembly Leaders Free To Spend From Fund With Little OversightCalifornia Assembly leaders control a large fund they can use to boost programs of their choice without a single hearing or vote.
State Lawmakers Vote To Speed Up Water Projects Meant To Bring Relief, Fund Infrastructure ProjectsCalifornia lawmakers are considering a plan to speed up more than $1 billion in water spending as the drought persists.
California Bill Would Have State Help Cover Working Parents' Child Care Costs“It's been many times I've been let go from jobs because I couldn't find child care,” said child care advocate Shavone Brown. Now she can afford childcare with a good paying job from the state. But years ago, it was a different story for the single mother of two.
Lawmakers Approve Statewide Ban On Plastic BagsLawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would make California the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.