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Get the latest on the California Legislature's final hours of work for the 2013-14 session.
The California Legislature is expected to adjourn its two-year session just past midnight Friday. It's an early end to what has so far been a surprisingly calm final week.
California's Senate passed a bill that would require public institutions of higher education to adopt procedures to prevent campus sexual assault and domestic violence, and to assist victims.
A bill that would require toy guns to be painted with markings to show they are fake has passed the state legislature.
Darrell Steinberg looks back at his six years leading the California Senate.
The California Assembly has passed legislation that would ban single-use plastic bags - and impose a minimum 10-cent fee on paper bags - three days after it rejected the bill.
Governor Jerry Brown praised former Assembly Speaker John Pérez and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg in the California legislature Thursday as they end their terms in office this week.
Sources tell Capital Public Radio that a deal has been reached for legislation that would tighten regulations for ride-sharing companies.
A California bill that would allow family members to ask a court to confiscate the guns of someone who could be dangerous has passed the state Senate.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is praising California Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers for passing laws that help Mexican immigrants.
A California state auditor’s report says that between 2008-2012, state agencies over-paid nearly 200,000 hours of unearned leave to employees. The erroneous payments cost the state more than $6 million.
A statewide plastic bag ban and tighter regulations for ride-sharing companies headline the California Legislature’s final week in session.
The state senator from San Diego who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Friday has released a statement regarding the incident.
(AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday allowing dogs at restaurants with outdoor spaces.
Measures that would create tougher campaign finance disclosure laws are heading to the governor's desk.
The California legislature Friday advanced dozens of bills as it prepares to head into its final week of session for the year.
Undocumented children who have come to California from Central America would get legal help under a $3 million aid package supported by Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders.
Bills dealing with sexually exploited minors and vehicle license fees for bike trails advanced in the legislature Thursday.
A bill that would require health insurers in California to provide free coverage of all FDA-approved birth control methods has passed the Assembly on a party-line vote.
The California Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would require the state’s major airports to provide private breastfeeding areas.
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