California Legislature

California lawmakers approve gun-violence research center

SACRAMENTO — California's state budget includes $5 million for a gun violence…

 

Bullet train chairman projects lower cost, longer timeline

SACRAMENTO — The chairman of the board that oversees California's high-speed rail…

 

California Gov. Jerry Brown outlines push for road funding in speech

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown took a muted tone Thursday as he…

 

California governor, lawmakers punt difficult tax questions

SACRAMENTO — While Gov. Jerry Brown approved high-profile legislation addressing social issues…

California’s sweeping new social policies could set trend

SACRAMENTO — California ends its legislative season having enacted some of the…

California Legislature approves compromise $115.4B budget

California lawmakers on Friday passed a compromise budget to meet Gov. Jerry…

Brown, lawmakers agree on $115.4 billion California budget

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced a $115.4 billion…

California Legislature passes record $117.5B budget

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers passed a record $117.5 billion spending plan with…

Lawmakers to vote on $117.5B budget without Brown sign-off

SACRAMENTO — As a roomful of lawmakers and staff grinded through the…

Democrats push spending plan that relies on higher revenues

With California's budget deadline a week away, Democratic state lawmakers are using…

Brown: California needs long-term vision on water

Gov. Jerry Brown laid out his long-term strategy for shoring up California's…

Winter not expected to end California drought

Parts of California could receive above-average rain and snow this winter but…

California water use drops 11.5 percent in August

State officials on Tuesday reported the largest monthly decline in water use…

California farmers to get more water

Drought-stricken California farmers and cities are set to get more water as…

Poll finds few in favor of Delta tunnel project aimed at bolstering water imports to Southern California

As top state water officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday on the status of…

Legislature passes $687 million drought plan

California lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a $687 million plan to provide…

California lawmaker charged with corruption

Federal law enforcement authorities on Friday announced multiple charges of bribery and…

Tenants groups to rally in Sacramento against Ellis Act evictions

Hundreds of San Franciscans affected by rising rents and Ellis Act evictions…

California Assembly to tackle teacher pension fund shortfall

Assembly Speaker John Perez said Wednesday that the Legislature will try this…

Legislative deadline nears for hundreds of bills

Hundreds of bills that failed to pass the Legislature last year face…