- Personal debate held over rules governing gays giving blood Updated: Sep-03-15 6:43 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A California lawmaker drew from experience Thursday in an unusually personal debate over federal rules governing whether gay or bisexual men can donate blood.
- Key committee fails to take up California minimum wage bill Updated: Aug-27-15 8:40 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Lawmakers declined Thursday to take up a bill that would raise California's minimum wage and tie future increases to inflation, likely stalling the effort for this year.
- California Senate advances vaping, smoking regulation bills Updated: Aug-27-15 7:04 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Democratic lawmakers advanced a package of tobacco regulation bills on Thursday, reviving proposals that earlier stalled in the Legislature amid opposition from tobacco companies.