The San Francisco chapter of liberal “resistance” group Indivisible crashed a Public Policy Institute of California discussion with U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Friday Feb. 24, 2017. Feinstein wouldn’t say whether she is running for re-election and admitted it would be nice to ban Steve Bannon to Russia.
The shooting at a bar in a suburb of Kansas City of two Indian immigrants, one of whom died, is likely to become the first test of the Trump administration’s view of what role the federal government should play in crimes against ethnic and racial minorities.
In public comments, consumers are expressing anger and disappointment in Trump’s proposed new rules for the Obamacare marketplace. They don’t like plans to cut the marketplace enrollment period in half.
The California Republican Party is fighting for relevance in a deep-blue state and trying to recast itself to appeal to a more diverse base of voters. Republicans in the California Legislature also view the new political landscape in Washington, D.C., as an opportunity to work across party lines in Sacramento.
The White House pledge to crack down on states that sell marijuana for recreational use could mark a big win for the small state of Idaho, which has grown weary of pot illegally crossing its borders from neighboring states.
A report by California’s non-partisan Legislative Analyst’s Office released Feb. 23, 2017 said declaring a Proposition 2 fiscal emergency “seems available” to Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown’s office said he has no intention of declaring one.
A group of California Democrats has introduced legislation that put federal protections for air quality, clean water, endangered species and workers’ rights into state law. They worry that President Donald Trump will reverse longstanding environmental regulations.
Whether it’s President Donald Trump learning a lesson after an embarrassing rollout of the original order or empowered department leaders unwilling to risk their own careers by introducing an order they see violates a federal court order, the administration announced this week that it’s taking additional steps to ensure a “flawless” roll out.
Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Garden Grove, attempted to criticize Tom Hayden on Thursday and was escorted from the Senate floor for allegedly speaking out of order. Republicans are outraged and are demanding an investigation into what happened.
Mystery bill on how “cumulative trauma” claims are handled in workers’ compensation system may be a forerunner to another round in the Capitol’s perennial war over the rules governing the multibillion-dollar process of compensating workers for job-related illnesses and injuries.
State Sen. Jerry Hill will revive a proposal to inform patients when their doctors are put on probation for professional misconduct. A similar bill sponsored by Hill was defeated last June in the state Senate.
After President Trump’s order barring travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries and vandalism to local mosques, some Muslim Americans are grappling with what experts say is a mental health crisis.
A White House official says chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election.