Here’s why this development could affect the state GOP’s chances on Tuesday.
California voters will decide in November whether to enshrine the right to abortion and contraception in the state constitution — making the Golden State the first to put reproductive rights on the ballot after a watershed U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down the federal constitutional right to an abortion. The amendment — introduced last month […]
Depending on whom you ask, the $300-billion-plus budget bill California lawmakers passed on Monday either was developed largely behind closed doors, ignores the state’s biggest problems and fails to provide urgent relief amid skyrocketing inflation — or offered ample opportunity for public input, makes historic investments in vital programs and ensures the neediest residents will […]
Beating a Wednesday deadline, Democratic legislators pushed through a plan to spend the record California budget surplus, but key negotiations remain with Gov. Newsom. There are major differences on gas tax relief, education, climate change and more. Republicans, meanwhile, complained about the process.
We should be using our abundant supply of petroleum in the state to reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
The Republican Party convention showed both its opportunities and challenges for the 2022 California election.
Californians facing eviction as soon as next week would get a temporary reprieve under a bill endorsed by the state’s Democratic leaders.
California appears to be on the brink of one of its most dramatic shifts in COVID policy: changing school mask mandates.
A California single payer healthcare bill advanced out of the Assembly Appropriations Committee, but a bigger vote could be next week.
As concern over the omicron variant mounts in California — with the state’s second case confirmed Thursday in Los Angeles County — another public health crisis is lurking in plain sight: the drug epidemic. A jaw-dropping report released Wednesday by the UCLA Luskin Institute on Inequality and Democracy found that nearly 1,500 people, the vast […]