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Showing Articles Tagged With: senate

  • Andrea Nixon, Capital Public Radio

    Legislature Faces House Of Origin Deadline

    Monday, June 01, 2015

    The beginning of June is a busy time for the California Legislature. There’s the pending budget deadline. And the Senate and Assembly must each act on hundreds of bills by June 5.

  • Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

    Undocumented Health Care Bill Moves Forward

    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    A bill that would make health care available to undocumented immigrants in California advanced in the state legislature today. But it’s been scaled back from previous versions.

  • Bills Addressing Wage Gap Move Forward

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Women working full time in California make an average of 84 cents for every dollar men make. A bill unanimously approved by the state Senate Tuesday seeks to narrow that gap.

  • Paul Vincent, flickr

    Republicans Propose New Gas Tax Amendment

    Thursday, April 09, 2015

    Republicans in the California Senate have introduced a Constitutional amendment designed to assure more money for the state’s infrastructure.

  • Employment Development Department

    California EDD Still Recovering From Recession

    Wednesday, March 04, 2015

    The California department that processes unemployment benefit claims is still recovering from the recession. The head of the department testified before a state Senate committee today

  • Don McCullough, flickr

    California Takes On Questions Drones Create

    Tuesday, February 17, 2015

    Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as drones, are becoming increasingly popular. Today a hearing in the California state Senate will try to answer some of the questions drones create.

  • File / AP

    Boxer Won't Seek Re-Election In 2016

    Thursday, January 08, 2015

    The junior United States Senator from California is stepping down. Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer announced today she will not seek another term in 2016.

  • Adam, flickr

    Women Relatively Rare In Corporate California

    Thursday, December 04, 2014

    California has one of the largest economies in the world. But a new study finds women don’t hold many leadership positions in the companies that drive it.

  • Sing Tao Daily / AP

    Yee Appears In Federal Court

    Monday, March 31, 2014

    (AP) Updated -- Federal prosecutors and lawyers for a California state senator charged with accepting bribes and coordinating a cash-for-guns scheme are still negotiating the terms of the politician's release pending trial.

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