One Year Later: California's Role In The US Capitol RiotSince the riot, more than 700 people, including several Californians, have been arrested in connection with the US Capitol breach.
California Democrats Revive Universal Health Care Bill In LegislatureDemocrats in the California Legislature on Thursday revived a plan for what could be the nation's first universal health care system - prompting strong opposition from doctors and health insurers overtax increases for businesses and individuals that would pay for the plan and only if voters approved the tax hikes.
California Bill Would Make It Easier To Sue Gun-MakersSome Democratic California lawmakers want to make it easier for people to sue gun companies for liability in shootings that cause injuries or deaths, a move advocates said Tuesday is aimed at getting around a U.S. law that prevents such lawsuits and allows the industry to act recklessly.
Newsom Slammed For California Student COVID Test ShortageAs the number of COVID-19 cases surge in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom and state officials are facing criticism for failing to deliver on a promise to provide rapid, at-home tests to all California students and school staff before classrooms reopened after the winter break.
Bill Would Amend California Prop. 47, Lowering Felony Threshold; GOP Lawmakers Push For Full RepealA new bill has been introduced that would change California’s Prop. 47 and lower the amount suspects can steal before facing a felony.
California State Lawmaker Ends Bill To Limit Intersex SurgeriesA California lawmaker is withdrawing a bill that would have banned some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are old enough to participate in the decision.
California Lawmakers Greeted By New Maps, New Building, New Laws In Return To CapitolCalifornia lawmakers returned to the state Capitol on Monday to begin an eight-month session in an election year, shaded by uncertainty but buoyed by a second consecutive year of massive budget surpluses.
California Lawmakers Returning To Capitol With Unfinished BusinessCalifornia lawmakers are flush with money and unfinished business from last year as they return to the state Capitol on Monday, but they head into an election year rife with uncertainty due to the redrawing of legislative districts after the 2020 census.
As Winter Storms Continue, Gov. Newsom Declares Emergency Proclamation For 20 California CountiesGov. Gavin Newsom On Thursday issued an emergency proclamation for nearly two dozen California counties to provide additional response and support amid ongoing statewide winter storms.
Earlier Releases For Repeat Offenders In California Halted By JudgeA judge on Wednesday temporarily halted California's plans to speed the potential prison release dates for repeat offenders with serious and violent criminal histories under the state's “three strikes” law.
Overhaul Of California's Medicaid Approved By US GovernmentThe U.S. government has approved California's overhaul of the nation's largest insurance program for low-income and disabled residents, officials said Wednesday, a decision that among other things allows Medicaid money to be spent on housing-related services as the most populous state struggles with homelessness and a lack of affordable housing.
$15 Minimum Wage, Pig Living Space Standards Top New California Laws Coming In 2022It's not often that bacon leads a roundup of new laws taking effect with the New Year in California. But even in progressive California, that's the headline-grabber.
California Redistricting Commission Defends New State MapsMembers of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission defended their months of sometimes chaotic work Monday as they handed off the completed maps that, barring successful court challenges, will govern congressional and legislative elections for the next 10 years.
Gov. Newsom Launches Plan To Combat Omicron As Cases Double In California In 1 WeekCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom is doubling down on a plan to slow the spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant within California.
California Man Gets 3 Years In Prison For Threats Over 2020 ElectionA California man has been sentenced to three years in prison for threatening harm in text messages sent during the attack on the U.S. Capitol to a New York-based family member of a journalist, prosecutors said.