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California bill would require abortion pills at universities

A bill making its way through the California Legislature would require public universities in the state to make abortion pills available on campus. If adopted, California would become the first state in the country to... (Continue reading)

California bill would ban selling pets bought from breeders

A bill in the California Legislature calls for prohibiting pet stores from selling live dogs, cats and rabbits unless businesses acquire the animals from a shelter, rescue or adoption organization. Assembly Bill 485, introduced by... (Continue reading)

California may move presidential primary to March or earlier

California’s secretary of state and a Democratic lawmaker are pushing for the state’s presidential primary to move up three months in 2020 and enter the slot in the national election cycle behind Iowa and New... (Continue reading)

California could become sanctuary state for marijuana

A bill introduced in the California Legislature calls for applying sanctuary city rules to federal marijuana enforcement efforts. [Huffington Post] Assembly Bill 1578 would bar state and local law enforcement from cooperating with federal crackdowns... (Continue reading)

California bill would limit cash cops can pay jailhouse snitches

Following revelations that a pair of Mexican Mafia members made hundreds of thousands of dollars working as jailhouse snitches, a California bill that would restrict payments to informants is making its way through the state... (Continue reading)

Bill calls for eliminating state income tax for California teachers

In response to a statewide teacher shortage, a pair of California senators have introduced a bill that would exempt educators from paying state income tax after five years on the job. [Sac Bee] California is... (Continue reading)

California Democrats call for boosting financial aid to students

Democratic California lawmakers unveiled a plan Monday that would create the nation’s most generous college aid system, covering living expenses as well as tuition. [LA Times] The new program would cost an estimated $1.6 billion... (Continue reading)

California can’t censor lawmaker’s addresses, judge rules

The state of California did not have the right to censor a gun owners’ rights advocate who published the home addresses of state lawmakers who voted for firearms restrictions, a federal judge ruled. [KRON4] On... (Continue reading)

Does California want single-payer healthcare?

With Republican lawmakers and President Donald Trump planning to repeal some, if not all, of Obamacare, California’s Democrat-controlled state government is considering the idea of instituting a state-run single-payer system that would operate like Medicare.... (Continue reading)

Cunningham introduces bill on studying Diablo Canyon desal

Central Coast Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham introduced a bill this week calling for the state of California to conduct a study on the viability of using the Diablo Canyon desalination plant as a future source of... (Continue reading)



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