We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

Stories related to: legislation

Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

Kids With Dyslexia To Get More Educational Support

November 19, 2015 | Katie Orr

Dyslexia is a common learning disability. About 20 percent of Americans are estimated to be living with it. Yet it can be difficult for kids with dyslexia to get the right kind of educational services. A new law in California seeks to make it easier.

Health Care

Abortion Opponents Seek To Block Notification Law

November 17, 2015 | Katie Orr

A judge will hear arguments tomorrow about whether to block a California law requiring anti-abortion clinics to inform clients about free or low-cost abortions.

State Government

Brown Signs Labor Agreements

September 22, 2015 | Katie Orr

Governor Jerry Brown has signed off an agreement with two of California’s labor unions.

Alan Cordova / Flickr

State Government

Brown Signs Child Seat Bill

September 21, 2015 | Katie Orr

California children under the age of 2 will now be required to ride in rear-facing child seats. That was one of several bills signed into law today by Gov. Jerry Brown.

Jeff Chiu / File / AP

State Government

State May Finally Get Medical Marijuana Regulations

September 21, 2015 | Katie Orr

California may finally get medical marijuana regulations if the governor signs a package of bills approved by the Legislature.

Jessica Hill / AP

State Government

Bill Seeks To Combat Antibiotic Resistance Through Livestock

September 16, 2015 | Katie Orr

A bill awaiting action by California Governor Jerry Brown is designed to protect humans by managing the treatment of livestock.

Angie Chung, flickr

State Government

Lawmaker Wants State To Take Closer Look At Nail Salons

August 20, 2015 | Katie Orr

There are more than 8,000 nail salons in California. And a state lawmaker announced a new effort Thursday to take a closer look at them.

Eelco / Flickr

State Government

Bill Allowing Tasting Room Liquor Sales Advances

July 14, 2015 | Katie Orr

You may soon be able to buy a bottle of your favorite craft whiskey when you visit a distillery tasting room in California.

We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter