- Gas prices may jump from California emissions law Updated: Mar-09-14 11:45 am
- Scandals prompt ethics bills from Senate Democrats Updated: Mar-06-14 8:19 pm
- Leader says lost supermajority won't hinder Senate Updated: Mar-03-14 8:29 pm
- California lawmaker accused of corruption on leave Updated: Mar-03-14 12:16 am
- Democrats give indicted lawmaker 1 week to resign Updated: Feb-24-14 7:10 pm
- Water, ethics bills play big roles in 2014 session Updated: Feb-23-14 1:10 pm
- Top Democratic lawmaker proposes fuel tax Updated: Feb-20-14 8:41 pm
- Signatures gathered for malpractice award measure Updated: Feb-19-14 12:11 pm
- Lobbying firm fined $133K for gifts to lawmakers Updated: Feb-10-14 6:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - California's greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state's industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees.
SACRAMENTO, California - Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the leader of the state Senate and other Democratic lawmakers on Thursday proposed tightening rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.
SACRAMENTO, California - Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state's rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats' supermajority, the state Senate leader said Monday.
SACRAMENTO, California - A California state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges alleging he took kickbacks while in office said Sunday evening he has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while he awaits trial.
SACRAMENTO, California - Democratic lawmakers say they will give a state senator one week to resign or risk being suspended after he was indicted last week on multiple federal corruption charges.
SACRAMENTO, California - Drought and water issues will play a prominent role in this year's legislative session as most of California is dealing with the consequences of one of the driest periods on record.
SACRAMENTO, California - The state Senate leader on Thursday proposed a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to mass transit projects and households making less than $75,000 annually.
SACRAMENTO, California - Lawyers and consumer groups have started gathering signatures for a ballot measure to increase the $250,000 limit on some damages, including pain and suffering, in medical malpractice suits.
SACRAMENTO, California - California's political watchdog agency on Monday levied the largest lobbying fine in its history against a firm that violated campaign-contribution laws, mostly related to expensive parties thrown for top political leaders including Gov. Jerry Brown and dozens of state lawmakers.