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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.
Legislative proposals to add a school bond and constitutional amendment allowing lawmakers to be suspended without pay to California’s November ballot have stalled.
California is negotiating an incentive package to lure Tesla Motor’s planned electric car battery manufacturing plant in the state.
Temporarily promoted new hires would be factored into how the California Public Employees’ Retirement System calculates its pensions under a vote Tuesday of a CalPERS Committee.
Legislative Republicans are calling on Democrats to reverse a law included in this year’s California budget package that restricts the ability of school districts to build large reserves.
Some California state employees could get unexpected increases to their pensions under proposed regulatory changes.
California’s unemployment rate didn’t budge in July, even though the state added 27,000 new jobs.
The California Assembly has passed a bill that would reduce sentences for selling crack cocaine to the same length as penalties for selling powder cocaine.
Health care advocates are concerned about a California law that allows the state to claim assets of deceased people who received health care through Medi-Cal.
Californians will be voting on a new water bond this fall. On Wednesday night, Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers replaced the $11 billion bond on the November ballot with a smaller one they believe has a better chance of passing at the polls.
State lawmakers are also debating a bill that would expand the state’s Hollywood tax credit.
California legislative committees ran through bills Thursday ranging from plastic-bag use to medical marijuana. (UPDATED: 5:40 p.m.)
California Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers have approved a $7.5 billion water bond deal to replace the existing $11 billion measure on the November ballot.
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This week's Capitol Chat focuses on the new $7.5 billion water bond.
Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler checks in to talk about a new PPIC report and about the possible ramifications of John Pérez calling off his recount effort in the California State Controller race this week.
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