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December 11, 2017 | Chris Nichols
Three bills aimed at fighting fake news stalled at the Capitol this past year. State Sen. Bill Dodd says he'll revive his media literacy bill in January.
September 1, 2017 | Chris Nichols
California lawmakers stopped a proposal to let bars stay open until 4 a.m., shelved plans to regulate marijuana marketing and refused further review of a contentious Mohave desert water project.
May 1, 2017 | Amy Quinton
California state Senate Democrats have proposed a major overhaul to the state’s key climate change program.
August 19, 2016 | Ben Bradford
California will be the only state where motorcycles can officially go between lanes to pass stopped cars. This is one legislation signed by Governor Jerry Brown on Friday.
California lawmakers churned through more than 500 bills one-by-one in the blink of an eye Thursday. The Senate and Assembly appropriations committees froze some measures while advancing and amending others – all without any debate or explanation.
March 11, 2016
Capital Public Radio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler has been following this legislation to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21. He joins Insight for this week’s Capitol Chat to explain what happens next.
March 9, 2016 | Rich Ibarra
Legislation has been introduced to take the profit out of lawsuits for violations of the ADA or Americans with Disability Act.
March 9, 2016
(AP) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris is backing legislation that would continue a decade-long bid to coordinate law enforcement agencies' responses to human trafficking.
February 22, 2016 | Ben Bradford
An acrimonious split between National Park Service and the company that provides concessions at Yosemite is leading to name changes at some of the park’s most famous venues, and to California legislation in response.