California Assembly Democrats Want Lower Threshold To Raise Local TaxesCalifornia voters could decide next year whether it should be easier for their local governments to raise taxes and issue bonds for public projects.
California Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula Charged With Child CrueltyCalifornia prosecutors are charging a member of the state Assembly with misdemeanor cruelty to a child, which carries a maximum sentence of six months in jail.
Former Assemblyman Accused Of Harassment Returns To CapitolAmid a MeToo investigation, a former California Assemblyman accused of sexual misconduct has now returned to the Capitol by registering as a lobbyist.
California Lawmaker Arrested On Child Cruelty SuspicionCalifornia state lawmaker Joaquin Arambula was arrested Monday on suspicion of misdemeanor child cruelty, Fresno police Chief Jerry Dyer said.
Protesters Greet Lawmaker Cleared Of Groping Charge As She Returns To AssemblyEmbattled California Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia is back on the Assembly floor.
State Assembly Approves Bill To Prevent HOAs From Banning Fake LawnsCalifornia homeowner associations couldn't stop members from installing fake grass on lawns under a bill moving through the Legislature.
Bill Would Mandate Paid Sick Time For Workers California employers would be required to offer paid sick time to all workers under legislation that passed the state Assembly but was criticized by Republican lawmakers.
Assembly Approves New Rainy Day Ballot Measure The state Assembly has unanimously passed a fresh version of a rainy day fund measure on the November ballot, a plan that emphasizes paying down California's massive debts and unfunded liabilities.