'We're Ruining The Planet': California Sets Nation's Toughest Plastics Reduction RulesCompanies selling shampoo, food and other products wrapped in plastic have a decade to cut down on their use of the polluting material if they want their wares on California store shelves.
Californians Won't Weigh 'Involuntary Servitude' AmendmentCalifornia will not consider amending its constitution to eliminate indentured servitude as a possible punishment for crime after Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration predicted that it could cost the state billions of dollars to pay minimum wage to prison inmates.
'It Is What It Is': California's Gas Tax Goes Up On July 1The tax is built into the price per gallon at the pump in California, and the increase of 2.8 cents will go into effect on July 1st.
'Everybody Benefits When Everyone Is Covered': California First To Cover Health Care For All ImmigrantsCalifornia on Thursday became the first state to guarantee free health care for all low-income immigrants living in the country illegally, a move that will provide coverage for an additional 764,000 people at an eventual cost of about $2.7 billion a year.
California Lawmakers Advances Bid To Create Legal Drug Injection SitesThe California state Assembly on Thursday approved a controversial bill allowing Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco to set up places where opioid users could legally inject drugs in supervised settings.
Mayor Steinberg Calls for Special Meeting To Address Questions About Councilmember Loloee‘s Home AddressSacramento Mayor Darryl Steinberg will lead a special council meeting to clear up questions about the residency of Councilmember Sean Loloee who represents district two.
'It Is Infuriating': Personal Info On California Gun Owners Wrongly Made PublicThe California Department of Justice on Wednesday acknowledged the agency wrongly made public the personal information of perhaps hundreds of thousands of gun owners in up to six state-operated databases, a broader exposure than the agency initially disclosed a day earlier.
California Lawmakers To Vote On $307.9 Billion Spending PlanCalifornia lawmakers on Wednesday will vote on a plan to spend $308 billion in taxpayer money over the next year as the coffers of the world's fifth largest economy continue to swell during the pandemic.
Nancy Pelosi Receives Communion In Vatican Amid Abortion DebateU.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, witnesses said, despite her position in support of abortion rights.
'We Have To Be Realistic': California Budget Won't Cover Out-of-state Abortion TravelWhile Gov. Gavin Newsom has pledged to make California a sanctuary for women seeking abortions, his administration won't spend public money to help people from other states travel to California for the procedure.
HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Pledges To Protect Access To Reproductive Health CareUS Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra announced multiple steps to protect access to reproductive health care in a news conference on Tuesday.