Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, September 1. Newsom signs in nick of time Hundreds of thousands of California renters were saved from eviction — at least for the next few months — under a bill lawmakers passed and Gov. Gavin Newsom signed late Monday night, a day before the state’s eviction ban is set to […]
For anyone who has spent the last five months working from home, these teleconference call mishaps ought to sound familiar: Your lunch delivery arrives smack in the middle of a presentation, or your dog won’t stop yapping. An exasperated colleague drops a muted but unmistakable F-bomb. A co-worker mocks a colleague’s comments to his “hon” […]
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With coronavirus limiting human contact, campaigns are still trying to engage voters, raise money and make sure people vote in elections by mail.
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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.
Democratic leaders at the state Capitol have pointedly cautioned against broad tax increases on working families. Whether their troops and the governor have gotten the memo, though, isn’t clear.
The Legislature’s response to a former employee’s lawsuit is the latest example in its history of arguing that lawmakers don’t have to follow the laws they pass.
California’s push to pass the nation’s strongest net neutrality protections—and bring back Obama-era rules undone by the Trump administration—advanced today, one step in a high-stakes tech battle that’s being waged from here to Washington.