Gov. Gavin Newsom To Veto Environmental Regulations BillCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Saturday he will buck Democratic legislative leaders by vetoing legislation aimed at stopping the Trump administration from weakening oversight of longstanding federal environmental laws in California.
California Lawmakers Tackled Health Care, Wildfire CostsIn their first year with a new governor, California lawmakers passed legislation aimed at guarding against financial harm from wildfires, deterring fatal police shootings and expanding health care to young immigrants living in the country illegally.
Attorney General: Iowa Now 11th State CA Prohibits State-Funded, State-Sponsored Travel ToAttorney General Xavier Becerra announced today that California will restrict state-funded and state-sponsored travel to Iowa due to a new provision law Iowa enacted this May.
California Could Ban 'Misleading' Political Party NamesA staunchly conservative political party in California could have to change its name because some state lawmakers say it confuses voters into believing they are registering to vote as an independent.
California Governor Commutes Sentences For 21 InmatesCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates, most convicted of murder or attempted murder and seven of whom had been serving life terms with no chance of parole.
Bill Would Let California Create Public BanksA bill on its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom would let California cities create their own public banks.
California Lawmakers Ban Facial-Recognition Software From Police Body CamsCalifornia lawmakers on Thursday temporarily banned state and local law enforcement from using facial-recognition software in body cameras, as the most populous US state takes action against the technology.
California May Trim Repeat Offenders' Prison SentencesCalifornia lawmakers are on the verge of approving legislation to trim prison sentences for repeat nonviolent felonies.
California Could Require Parents' OK For Children's Social Media AccessCalifornia is looking to tighten the rules about children under 13 using social media.
California Lawmaker, Governor Reach Deal On Vaccine BillThe author of a California bill limiting medical exemptions for vaccinations is accepting Gov. Gavin Newsom's demand for additional changes.
California Says Tax Return Law Doesn't Bar Ballot AccessCalifornia's attorney general is urging a federal judge not to halt a state law requiring presidential candidates release their tax returns, arguing it doesn't bar anyone from accessing the ballot or deprive voters of their rights.