Insurance commissioner issues a mea culpa. Economist calls PG&E plan a bailout. Newsom wants changes to vaccine legislation.
The latest episode of the Force Of Law podcast focuses on the dangers police face on the job and explores how these risks factor into legislation to curb officers’ use of deadly force.
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 punishment.
At the California Republican convention this weekend, GOP delegates nominated Jessica Patterson, a millennial Latina with a lengthy resume as a behind-the-scenes party operator, as their new chair.
Gov. Jerry Brown wants to add millions in new spending on programs to help former inmates stay out of jail—a proposal generating bipartisan praise because of concern they are returning to prison in large numbers. But some say it still isn’t enough.
A strange thing is happening in Sacramento: voices on the political left and right are calling for the state to spend more money on services for Californians with developmental disabilities. The message is coming from Republican legislators, who have delivered boxes of petitions to Gov. Jerry Brown’s office, as well as labor unions that have […]