Multiple members of the California Legislature, including Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, were absent Jan. 6 after potential COVID-19 exposure at a going-away event for colleague the first week of the new session.
California’s independent commission adopted final congressional and legislative districts for the next decade, starting with 2022 elections. Here are some key points on the new maps.
Give to CalMatters today and your gift will be doubled! Your support helps keep our nonprofit journalism free and accessible to all Californians. Donate now. If the pandemic made one thing clear in California, it’s that the state often fails to protect its most vulnerable residents. That was the takeaway from an emotional eight-hour hearing […]
Give to CalMatters today and your gift will be doubled! Your support helps keep our nonprofit journalism free and accessible to all Californians. Donate now. “It is time that the reign of criminals who are destroying our city … come to an end. And it comes to an end when we take the steps to […]
The state’s redistricting commission isn’t supposed to consider where current elected officials live. And the preliminary maps put some House members and state legislators into less politically friendly districts, or in the same district as another incumbent.
En resumen Elaine Howle dejará su cargo a fines de 2021 después de 21 años en el trabajo. Su oficina ha realizado auditorías de una amplia gama de agencias estatales, incluida una serie de revisiones muy críticas de la respuesta y el gasto por la pandemia realizado por California. En una entrevista con CalMatters, habla […]
Elaine Howle is stepping down at the end of 2021 after 21 years on the job. Her office has issued audits of a wide range of state agencies, including a series of highly critical reviews of California’s pandemic response and spending. In an interview with CalMatters, she talks about her biggest accomplishments and stiffest challenges.
Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, October 12. Nothing back to normal What do dog blood, brooms and teachers have in common? California is facing a severe shortage of all of them — evidence that the state’s labor pool, supply chain and morale are far from returning to normal nearly four months after the Golden State […]
Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed 770 new California laws and vetoed 66. Here’s a look at what’s coming in the Golden State.
Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, October 5. Calls mount to end offshore drilling At nearly 10 pm on Monday night, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency in Orange County due to the region’s largest oil spill in three decades. The announcement came more than two days after authorities began sounding the alarm on […]