New Gun Tax Falls Short In California Week After San Jose Mass ShootingA week after nine people were killed in a San Jose mass shooting, the California Assembly on Thursday failed to pass a bill that would have raised taxes on handguns and ammunition.
California Assembly Slams Governor's Proposed Budget CutsThe California Assembly met in an extraordinary session Tuesday to question Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration about its plan to fill an estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit created by the effects of the coronavirus.
California Could Ban Use Of Pres. Trump's Properties For State-Funded BusinessCalifornia could soon expand its list of places it won’t pay for travel to in protest of discriminatory laws. A bill introduced Thursday would prohibit employees from using Trump-owned lodgings for state-funded business.
Assembly Approves Phone Bill Fee To Improve 911 SystemThe California Assembly has voted to raise fees on phones to pay for an upgrade of the state's 911 system.
California Driver's Handbook Must Now Include Civil Rights During A Traffic StopDrivers in California will get a copy of their civil rights during a traffic stop, including how to file a complaint against a peace officer.
Closing Time Could Get Pushed To 4 am In Sacramento, 6 Other CitiesCalifornia's proposal to extend last call until 4 am in several California cities passed the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization Thursday, putting it one step closer to becoming law.
Hotel Worker Panic Button Law Being DebatedHotels will need to provide maids and other workers with panic buttons if a proposed bill becomes law.
Cyber Security Classes May Be Required In California SchoolsCalifornia students may need to take an online safety class in school.
Helping Dogs And Cats In An Emergency Could Become LawFirst responders and "Good Samaritans" may soon be protected by law if they help dogs and cats in an emergency.
Medication Abortions At CSU And UC Schools Being Debated At CapitolA requirement that all California State University and University of California campuses offer medication abortions is getting closer to passing the Legislature.
Lactation Room Requirements Could Change In CaliforniaNew mothers returning to work in California would have access to a designated lactation room if a bill making its way through the legislature becomes law.
Using Bots To Get People To Buy More Online May Get Harder In CaliforniaBusinesses using bots to get people to buy items online may need to stop under a proposed California law.
California State Workers Could Get To Bring Infants To Work State workers who just had a baby could soon get to bring their infant to work.
Bill Would Require California Agencies To Ensure Equal Pay For Women And MinoritiesCalifornia is taking steps to make sure women and minorities are equally represented and paid in state agencies.
California Considering Divesting Hundreds of Millions From Turkish GovernmentCalifornia is getting closer to banning CalSTRS and CalPERS from investing millions of dollars with the Turkish government.