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  • California bill increasing Internet protections sent to governor

    SACRAMENTO — Internet users would get more protection for their confidential information under a bill that lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday. The legislators also want Brown to extend carpool-lane access for owners of hybrid plug-in...
  • Gov. Brown signs package of 18 business-friendly bills

    Gov. Brown signs package of 18 business-friendly bills
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed into law legislation that was heavily lobbied by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and aimed at boosting sales of high-tech goods and services. Four measures, part of a package of 18 business-friendly bills...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to increase access to abortions

    Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to increase access to abortions
    SACRAMENTO – Giving California women more access to abortion, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday that allows nurse practitioners and certain other non-physicians to perform the procedure during the first trimester of pregnancy. The...
  • Brown signs bills to aid veterans, boost community college costs

    SAN DIEGO — Californians will be asked to make $600 million available to help struggling military veterans find housing under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown signed Thursday. The governor also signed measures to allow community colleges to charge...
  • Bill targeting cheaters at farmers markets is put off another year

    Bill targeting cheaters at farmers markets is put off another year
    A bill that for the first time would have provided substantial resources for state and county inspectors to keep cheaters out of farmers markets was held by the California Assembly Appropriations Committee on Friday afternoon. That means the bill is...
  • Farmers Markets: State bill would bring big changes

    Farmers Markets: State bill would bring big changes
    A bill recently introduced in the California Assembly, AB 996, would substantially change the operations and governance of the state's certified farmers markets, strengthening some enforcement provisions and weakening others. The bill would renew...
  • State lawmakers in D.C. for meetings on bullet train, other issues

     
    State lawmakers travel to D.C. for meetings...
  • Democrats target secret political money with new legislation

     
    California Democrats will be pushing new legislation in hopes of preventing anonymous political donations like the $11 million contribution that stirred controversy this year. On Thursday, Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) announced a bill (AB45)...
  • Penn State scandal spurs California legislation

     
    As former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky’s preliminary hearing on sex abuse charges begins this week, California lawmakers are rushing to introduce legislation aimed at preventing similar scandals here. Critics have said Penn State officials &#...
  • California bills advance in response to Jerry Sandusky case

     
    California lawmakers pursue bills in response to Sandusky case...
  • Bill Could Help Convicted Felons Find Jobs

    Bill Could Help Convicted Felons Find Jobs
    A bill, authored by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson, D-Sacramento, is designed to help convicted felons find employment. AB-1831 would prohibit cities and counties from asking job applicants about criminal history in the first round of the application...
  • CA Legislators Introduce Bills to Avoid Penn State-Type Scandals

    CA Legislators Introduce Bills to Avoid Penn State-Type Scandals
    SACRAMENTO (KTLA) - California lawmakers are rushing to introduce legislation aimed at preventing scandals similar to that involving former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky, as his preliminary hearing on sex abuse charges begins this week. CA...