For Californians concerned about sky-high gas prices and a looming increase to the state’s fuel excise tax: Never fear, the Assembly Select Committee on Gasoline Supply and Pricing is here! What exactly will the committee do? It will “investigate the gas price gouging that has inflated prices at a rate equivalent to 100% per year,” […]
Back Posting State Assembly Hot Races About CalMatters | Support this guide The primary election for the California Assembly will take place on June 7, 2022. Voters in each of the 80 districts will elect one Assemblymember to represent them. Loading the hot races for Assembly… Show All Districts District 12 The district From the […]
Here’s why this development could affect the state GOP’s chances on Tuesday.
Responding to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, California legislators push a bill to restrict concealed carry permits. New numbers show a wide variation among counties in how many permits have been issued. But in publishing the data, the state Department of Justice exposed personal information of permit holders.
Note: The newsletter will pause until Tuesday for the Juneteenth holiday. Thursday was a day of emotion and controversy at the California State Capitol — illuminating some of the issues likely to gain even more political intensity with just a month and a half left in the legislative session and the November general election looming […]
July 1 is shaping up to be a big day for California. That’s when the Golden State’s sky-high gas prices are set to tick up even more due to a scheduled increase to the excise tax rate, which will tack nearly 3 cents per gallon onto prices at the pump. On Wednesday, drivers were already […]
On Thursday morning, Democratic lawmakers gathered at the western steps of the state Capitol to commemorate victims of gun violence and orate on the need for tougher gun laws — both in California and nationally. Whatever fissures erupted into public view earlier this week in an Assembly leadership fight, almost all California Democrats seem to […]
California lawmakers and activists are pressing Gov. Gavin Newsom to spend more to help the state’s poorest residents.
Gov. Gavin Newsom reveals his revised May budget, including his inflation relief plan and spending priorities on education, the environment and more.
The recent shootings that killed six in downtown Sacramento underscore the criminal justice divide in the race for California’s attorney general.