CA Bill Would Make Political Affiliation A Protected ClassA California lawmaker wants to fight the so-called "cancel culture" by making political affiliation a protected class.
Proud Boy Member Expelled From Sacramento County GOPA member of the Proud Boys has been expelled from the Sacramento County Republican Central Committee.
California Lawmaker Proposes New Law That Would Ban Fracking In California By 2027Heeding the call of Gov. Gavin Newsom, Sen. Scott Wiener introduced legislation on Wednesday that would ban all fracking in California by 2027 and halt the oil and gas extraction method around schools and homes by Jan. 1.
Reviews Find Poor Oversight Of California Prisons And JailsDespite the state spending nearly $10 million a year to improve its handling of inmates’ allegations of staff misconduct, California's inspector general said Tuesday the corrections department's “process remains broken” and is neither independent nor fair.
California Approves Mailed Ballots For 2021 As Recall LoomsAs California Gov. Gavin Newsom prepares for a potential recall election this year, the state Legislature passed a bill on Tuesday that would require that all active registered voters get a ballot in the mail ahead of the election even if they didn't ask for one.
Bill Would End Tax Increases For Companies Researching DiseaseNow that the state has a projected one-time surplus of $15 billion this year, influential Democratic lawmakers want to rescind tax hikes — but only for life sciences companies that research and develop treatments for COVID-19 and other diseases.
California GOP Pumps $125k Into Recall Newsom Campaign, Organizers Say They Collected Enough SignaturesThe California Republican Party announced Saturday it is giving $125,000 to the campaign aimed at recalling Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, and organizers of the campaign say they have collected more than the 1.5 million petition signatures required to qualify the proposal for the ballot.
Senate Votes To Acquit Former President Trump In 2nd Impeachment TrialThe Senate voted 57-43 to acquit President Trump of inciting the January 6 riot in his second impeachment trial. While a majority — with seven Republicans joining the Democrats — voted to impeach him, Democrats failed to get the two-thirds majority needed to convict.
Rep. McCarthy Defends Attending Son’s December Wedding In Central CaliforniaHouse Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is defending his decision to attend his son's wedding in California in early December amid the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in the state, writing in a Facebook post he didn't regret the decision.
Recall Effort Ramps Up With More Than A Month Until DeadlineThe effort to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office is close to the 1.5 million signatures it needs to get on the ballot.
Porch Pirates Could Face Prison Time Under Proposed California LawPorch pirates could face prison time under a proposed California law.
Biden Nominates Julie Su, Head Of California’s Labor Agency, As Deputy Labor SecretaryPresident Joe Biden nominated Julie Su, the head of California's labor agency, on Wednesday as the deputy U.S. secretary of labor, potentially putting another Californian in a top administration job and focusing a brighter spotlight on the state's ongoing unemployment fraud scandal.
California Lawmaker Seeks To Ban NDAs That Prevent Workers From Speaking Up about Discrimination And AbuseA California state legislator has introduced a bill aimed at empowering more workers to speak up about alleged discrimination and abuse by banning certain provisions in confidentiality agreements.
President Biden Opposed To Governor Newsom Recall EffortAs a recall effort intensifies, Gov. Gavin Newsom has an ally in President Joe Biden.
California High-Speed Rail Officials Want To Tap Remaining Bond FundsOfficials in charge of California’s slow-going high-speed rail project want to tap $4.1 billion in bond money to finish ongoing construction in the Central Valley, completing a segment of track that is just a fraction of the Los Angeles-to-San Francisco line voters approved the money for in 2008.