From family leave to tax-free diapers to expanded preschool, Gov. Gavin Newsom's revised budget proposal aims to support kids and parents—and to contrast with Jerry Brown's policies.
By Laurel Rosenhall | April 30, 2019
Democrats who lead legislative committees are using a powerful new tool to kill bills before they even get a vote. The trick? Simply doing nothing.
By Laurel Rosenhall | April 23, 2019
Last-minute changes to a law enforcement-backed bill shift the political landscape in California’s debate over how to curb police shootings.
From later school start times to lower thresholds for parcel taxes, California lawmakers see a second chance with Gov. Gavin Newsom to pass education bills quashed by former Gov. Jerry…
Gov. Gavin Newsom's strike team offered a provocative–and politically challenging–idea for easing utility wildfire liability that has already prompted PG&E to file for bankruptcy.
First-in-the-nation standards for deadly force in policing advanced Tuesday in California, but fault lines emerged in the Assembly, where past efforts have stalled.
Keep up with the latest news from California Gov. Gavin Newsom's trip to El Salvador, his first international visit as the state's chief executive.
Gov. Gavin Newsom, a longtime death penalty opponent, has announced a moratorium on executions in California. His move over-rides a decision the state’s voters made in 2016 to maintain capital…
California is beginning the process of establishing a new Citizens Redistricting Commission to draw legislative, congressional and Board of Equalization seats for the 2022 election and beyond.