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.
'This Is About Empowering Everyday People': California Advances Texas-Style Lawsuits Over Illegal GunsCalifornia legislators on Monday approved Texas-style lawsuits over illegal guns, mimicking the Lone Star State's law aimed at deterring abortions and obliquely linking the two most controversial U.S. Supreme Court decisions from last week.
Inflation Relief Coming To Millions Of Californians, But Critics Say It's Only A Short-Term SolutionThere is no current timeline on when stimulus checks will land in the bank accounts of California residents. Early estimates are hopeful that it will come in the fall of 2022.
California To Vote On Adding Constitutional Right To Abortion In November Midterm ElectionCalifornia voters will decide in November whether to guarantee the right to an abortion in their state constitution, a question sure to boost turnout on both sides of the debate during a pivotal midterm election year.
Rivers See Crowds With Triple-Digit Heat, Also Rescue CallsSunday marked the sixth day in a row with a high temperature of 100 degrees or higher for Sacramento, according to the National Weather Service.
These US Companies Will Cover Travel Costs For Employees Who Need An AbortionAfter the Supreme Court ruled on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, corporate giants from a range of industries pledged to provide support and financial assistance for employees — and, in some cases, their dependents — seeking abortions in states that outlaw the procedure.
Search Histories, Location Data, Text Messages: How Personal Data Could Be Used To Enforce Anti-abortion LawsIn some of the most restrictive states, digital rights experts warn that people's search histories, location data, messages and other digital information could be used by law enforcement agencies investigating or prosecuting abortion-related cases.
Gov. Newsom, California Lawmakers Near Deal On Gas Tax RebateMost California taxpayers would get hundreds of dollars in cash to help offset the high price of fuel and other goods under a tentative budget compromise being discussed by legislative leaders and Gov. Gavin Newsom.
US Government To Cancel Another $6 Billion In Student Loan DebtThe Biden administration has agreed to cancel an estimated $6 billion in federal student loan debt for about 200,000 borrowers who have claimed they were defrauded by their college.
Sacramento Mayor Steinberg Calls Supreme Court Ruling Striking Down Roe v. Wade ‘Dark Day For Our Country’California politicians are reacting to the Supreme Court’s decision that struck down Roe v. Wade.
Bonta, Hochman Will Face Off In California's Attorney General RaceRepublican Nathan Hochman will battle California's Democratic Attorney General Rob Bonta in the November general election after garnering 18% of the vote in the primary, according to figures released Thursday.
Gov. Newsom, California Leaders Pledge New Law To Address High Court's 'Dangerous Decision' On Gun RulingCalifornia legislators will consider a new law within days to keep dangerous people from carrying concealed weapons in public, Gov. Gavin Newsom and his top law enforcement official said Thursday after a U.S. Supreme Court decision invalidated the most populous state’s current law.
Getting Answers: What Supreme Court Decision On New York Concealed Carry Law Means For CaliforniaLocal experts with knowledge of constitutional or firearms laws discuss the Supreme Court ruling on concealed carry laws.