More Women May Be Required On Company Board Of DirectorsPublicly held corporations based in California will need to have at least one woman on its board of directors by December 31, 2019 if a proposed Senate bill passes.
Harassment Case Puts US Senate Candidate Under SpotlightNews that a sitting California senator is being investigated for sexual harassment against a young female employee has put a fresh spotlight on a legislative leader this week as he begins a bid against the state's first female U.S. senator.
Leader Of California Senate To Challenge US Sen. FeinsteinDemocrat Kevin de Leon, leader of the California Senate, said Sunday he will challenge U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in next year's election.
Calif. Democrat Feinstein Hints At Senate Re-Election RunCalifornia Democrat Dianne Feinstein is giving her strongest hints so far that she's going to seek a fifth full Senate term in 2018.
Senate Majority Leader To Offer Bill Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars To ConsumersThe majority leader of the Connecticut Senate says he'll introduce legislation that would allow electric vehicle manufacturers, including Tesla Motors, to sell cars directly to consumers.
California Senate Bills Target Transparency Of Public Utilities CommissionThe Senate's unanimous approval on Tuesday follows Gov. Jerry Brown's veto of similar legislation in October.
Race For California's First Open U.S. Senate Seat Is Not As Popular As ExpectedThe first open U.S. Senate seat in a generation in California was expected to attract a large cast of marquee candidates, leading to a spirited scrum next year to replace departing Democrat Barbara Boxer.
California Senate Elevates First Female Republican Leader EarlySen. Jean Fuller of Bakersfield took over Thursday, becoming the Senate's first woman Republican leader.
State Assembly Taking Up Highly Contested Vaccine Bill TuesdayThe California Assembly is taking up a highly contested bill to boost vaccination rates in schools.
Senate Ends Free After-Hours Transportation For LawmakersThe leader of the California Senate says he's ending a practice of providing free after-hours transportation to lawmakers in an effort to restore public trust.
Right-To-Die Bill Passes Senate; Unknown How Gov. Brown Will VoteCalifornia's right to die bill passed the state senate on a 23 to 14 vote ahead of a legislative timeline.
Attorney General Harris To Run For California Senate SeatSource tells the AP that California Attorney General Kamala Harris will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Barbara Boxer.
Lt. Gov. Newsom Says He Won't Run For Boxer's Senate SeatCalifornia Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he won't run for the open U.S. Senate seat created by Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer's retirement next year.
California GOP Blocks Democratic State Legislative Supermajorities In Both HousesRepublican Catharine Baker was declared the winner over Democrat Tim Sbranti in Assembly District 16 after an updated tally by Contra Costa and Alameda counties.
GOP Blocks Democratic Supermajority In California SenateRepublicans capitalized on Democrats' recent corruption scandals and successfully blocked them from regaining two-thirds control of the state Senate and picked up seats in the Assembly.