The bills are designed help prevent tragedies such as the May shooting rampage near U.C. Santa Barbara.
Sentencing has been delayed a second time for a state lawmaker who was suspended after his conviction for perjury and voter fraud.
Bill tried to address the growing wealth gap by tying CEO pay to California’s corporate tax rate.
A 2011 surveillance video shows a woman with a bag walking into a Neiman Marcus store and trying on clothes. She buys some items and returns others before being stopped outside the high-end department store by security workers.
Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.
Democrats in the Senate derailed an attempt Thursday by Republicans to expel a legislator convicted of perjury and voter fraud, prompting pointed comments by lawmakers from both parties.
A state lawmaker found guilty of voter fraud and perjury this week will be allowed to keep serving until a judge enters a formal conviction, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said Thursday.
A bill approved by the state Senate, would still require them to wait until age 18 to cast their first ballot.
With hours left for Congress to finalize and pass legislation before the United States’ borrowing authority expires, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., formally unveiled a plan Wednesday that will fund the government through Jan. 15 and lift the debt limit through Feb. 7.
California lawmakers on Tuesday will consider a swiftly drafted constitutional amendment that would affirm the public’s right to inspect documents held by local governments while clarifying who should pay for making them available.
The compensation commission approved restoring wages back to the 2011 levels by a 5-1 vote.
Senate Bill 299 would require every person whose gun was stolen or lost to report it to law enforcement within 48 hours, or be in violation of the law.