May 25, 2022
Newsom is sponsoring a bill that would allow residents to sue gun makers and sellers for damages if their weapons are used illegally. The governor said he wants to sign it and other gun control measures by the end of June.
May 19, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to send drivers up to $800 to offset rising prices, but top legislative Democrats insist on tailoring billions in tax relief to lower- and middle-income residents.
May 19, 2022
Voters from South Sacramento to Elk Grove will choose a new Assembly representative this year. Here’s where the candidates stand on the issues they feel are most crucial.
May 13, 2022
Cal Fire has been facing staffing shortages for years. While most municipal fire stations have three firefighters per engine, Cal Fire has an average of 2.7, requiring employees to work forced overtime and causing severe mental health issues.
With California budget surplus projected at $97 billion, Newsom proposes driver rebates, more reproductive health funding
May 13, 2022
The governor’s revised budget proposal is an update to the spending plan he released in January, using new tax revenue data. It’s just a wishlist, part of a lengthy process in which state leaders decide how to use Californians’ tax dollars.
California leaders vow a constitutional amendment to enshrine abortion rights if Roe v. Wade is overturned
May 3, 2022
Gov. Gavin Newsom and other Democratic leaders doubled down Tuesday on their plans to make California a “sanctuary” for abortion rights after a leaked Supreme Court opinion showing Roe v. Wade will likely be overturned.
Standard or daylight saving time? California changes its plans again after Congressional resolution.
April 29, 2022
After the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to allow year-round daylight saving time, a California state lawmaker changed his strategy in hopes of ending biannual clock changes for good.
April 26, 2022
The attorney general wields a huge amount of power and resources to influence legal enforcement in California, both through the courts and policing.
With Roe vs. Wade decision looming, California abortion rights groups endorse Rob Bonta for attorney general
April 20, 2022
Bonta, who was appointed attorney general last year, is the only Democrat in the race. But advocates say he’s also the only one who’s spoken in favor of expanding reproductive care – and legal protections – in California.
April 13, 2022
Smiley Martin received nearly 1.5 years in pre-trial credits and had the rest of his term cut short due to other credits earned in prison.