Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the leader of the state Senate and other Democratic lawmakers on Thursday proposed tightening rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.
Hundreds of bills that failed to pass the Legislature last year face an end-of-the-month deadline to gain initial support, including measures affecting gun owners, the oil industry and farm laborers.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have banned future sales of most semi-automatic rifles that accept detachable magazines, part of a firearms package approved by state lawmakers in response to mass shootings in other states.
Minors in California will have a chance to remove embarrassing photographs and potentially damaging postings on social media websites under a bill that has been signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg describes it like an eraser button. SB568 would require social-media websites to give minors a way to take down their photos or posts.
Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is California’s acting governor, with the state’s two top chief executives out of state over the holiday weekend.
The Democratic leaders of the state Senate and Assembly have sparred over important legislation dealing with water, environmental protection, the Public Records Act, municipal corruption and more.
SACRAMENTO (AP) – California would take steps to regulate the sale of medical marijuana under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate, restricting cannabis dispensaries that federal prosecutors say have grown out of control. […]
Four capital-area state lawmakers, including the leader of the state Senate, asked the National Basketball Association on Tuesday to prevent the Sacramento Kings from moving while they work with local officials to replace the team’s aging arena.
The Democratic leader of the state Senate says he is growing frustrated after weeks of negotiations with Republican lawmakers that have failed to yield a deal on Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget plan.
Assembly Speaker John Perez has called for a vote on Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal tomorrow afternoon.