Democrats in the state Senate have fallen one vote short in their effort to force political nonprofit groups to reveal their donors this election season -- a response to $15 million in anonymous contributions during the 2012 campaign.
The bill needed one more vote yesterday and two Democrats are on a leave of absence due to political scandals.
That meant Democrats couldn't pass the bill without Republican support and the GOP was opposed.
A new California law allows the death certificates of transgendered people to reflect the gender they identified with, rather than their biological sex.
A new law requires smart phones sold in California to come with added protections.
California lawmakers are turning their attention to fixing the state’s crumbling roads. Assembly Republicans threw their plan into the mix Monday.
Governor Jerry Brown signed the California budget with no fanfare Thursday.
California lawmakers will take final votes on the state budget Friday. The houses will also each vote on several trailer bills that dictate how the budget will be implemented.