On Friday, the state Senate rallied around Sen. Connie Leyva, D-Chino, who suffered a series of stinging legislative losses in the Assembly Appropriations Committee earlier this month, including having her name stripped from one of her bills.
The union representing about 3,500 California state government legal professionals announced the agreement in an email to members. The deal includes a 14 percent pay increase over the next two years, among other things.
A web of campaign committees, nonprofits and wealthy individuals has funneled at least $6.6 million so far to the main yes-on-64 campaign committee. The pro-legalization effort involves eight fundraising accounts, at least three of which are linked to corresponding organizations. Among the donors are those with obvious existing ties to the issue who could profit immensely from a legal marijuana marketplace.
Unions representing employees of the California Teachers Association held a rally outside the CTA headquarters Thursday. The unions are negotiating with CTA and want to go back to the table to address retirement benefits.
An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press.
Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.
The California Teachers Association is on board with Proposition 58, the initiative to roll back a nearly two-decade-old limit on bilingual education in the state according to its chief proponent, state Sen. Ricardo Lara.
Five years after crafting the state’s current legislative, congressional and Board of Equalization lines, and five years before the next redraw, members of the California Redistrict Commission recommends some changes in how the next panel gets selected and goes about its job.
After the California Assembly failed to hold a planned vote on a bill expanding overtime pay for farmworkers, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, emerged with his caucus and vowed to pursue the measure. In Sacramento on August 25, 2016.