January 21, 2022
Bills would expand access to abortion, strengthen patient privacy measures and make the procedure more affordable for both residents and non-Californians.
January 20, 2022
Lawmakers in the Sacramento region largely avoided intra-party fights, but some face tougher re-election fights while others eye new opportunities.
January 10, 2022
The $286-billion budget proposal is just a wishlist; the spending plan will likely undergo changes during the six-month budget-building process.
January 6, 2022
Less than a week into the new year and the start of California’s legislative session, COVID-19 has sidelined a handful of lawmakers, including the Assembly speaker.
January 3, 2022
With roots in organized labor, Gonzalez will begin a transition to take over the California Labor Federation later this summer. The San Diego Democrat authored a number of consequential labor laws, including the AB5 worker-reclassification bill.
December 13, 2021
After the omicron variant was first identified in the state Dec. 1, California health officials have released new requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19.
December 1, 2021
Lawmakers and staff are vacating their nearly 70-year-old office space to make way for a new building, but activists want to preserve the old one.
November 11, 2021
In the hours before draft maps were approved Wednesday, the public couldn’t even view them.
November 9, 2021
After decades of not feeling prioritized by state and federal representatives, community leaders in this booming, urban-rural county are banding together to call for political maps that don’t split the county up.
New California redistricting maps are out. Here’s why they might change elections — and how you can offer feedback.
November 1, 2021
Early drafts of the state’s congressional districts released by its independent redistricting commission show some eyebrow-raising boundaries that would lead to more competitive races.