In an interview, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon said he was alarmed by the conclusions of a state audit that found the University of California’s Office of the President pushed for a tuition increase as it sat on a secret $175 million reserve. He said the UC Board of Regents should reverse the fee hike.
Donald Trump announced his tax plan on Wednesday, a broad outline billed as a starting point for negotiations with Congress. It cuts corporate taxes to 15 percent and eliminates the estate tax but did not address whether the president supports the controversial border adjustment tax.
In his official reply to the notice of intent to seek his recall, freshman Sen. Josh Newman says he should be allowed to remain in office in part to avoid a costly off-cycle election. Newman voted for SB 1, which will raise billions of dollars for road repairs from fuel taxes and vehicle fees.
The Pentagon needs to consider adding new ballistic missile interceptors and a defensive radar on Hawaii to protect it from the growing threat posed by North Korea, the top U.S. military officer in the Pacific told Congress on Wednesday.
Indian tribes want to cash in on the marijuana industry, joining a growing list of states that have legalized pot. But they fear the Trump administration may move to block all states and tribes from selling the drug.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that.
California Assemblyman Steven Choi, R-Irvine, introduced Assembly Bill 1046 this session to allow sales of American craft soju, a traditional Korean distilled spirit, in more locations. But after Jinro and other top Korean manufacturers objected, he pulled the bill.
The Trump administration ratcheted up its campaign against North Korea on Wednesday, summoning all 100 U.S. senators to the White House to hear top defense officials declare defending the U.S. from nuclear attack a top priority.
Former national spy chief James Clapper says millennials shouldn’t be treated with suspicion as potential leakers and warns that they are hard to recruit. One possible reason: Spy agencies have little tolerance for marijuana use, even if it’s legal.
Though President Donald Trump didn't chalk up any major legislative victories in his first 100 days in office, his administration has delayed or outright repealed Obama-era regulations that affect everything from workers' exposure to cancer-causing substances to hunters’ right to kill bear cubs in national wildlife refuges.
President Donald Trump lashes out at the “San Francisco judge” who blocked his plan to financially punish so-called sanctuary cities. The president’s harsh rhetoric marks his latest denunciations of the federal judiciary, and it came as several disputes could be heading toward the Supreme Court.
A proposed amendment by Rep. Tom MacArthur, with help from Rep. Mark Meadows of the Freedom Caucus, would let states opt out of popular Obamacare provisions. But will the change be enough to get reluctant House members to vote for the stalled GOP care health bill?
California prohibited domesticated ferrets in 1933 when it declared them “wild animals.” The California Fish and Game Commission will hear a petition on April 26, 2017, to permit ferrets that have been neutered and vaccinated for rabies as pets.
A number of actions by President Donald Trump have put a crimp on privacy rights of ordinary Americans – even as he safeguards his own privacy. At the borders, and at the computer screen, U.S. citizens will soon feel the effects.
Californians’ electricity costs jumped by an estimated $2.45 billion from 2012 to 2016 because of severe shortages of cheap hydroelectricity, according to a study released Wednesday by the Pacific Institute, an Oakland water policy think tank.
The Trump administration unveiled its tax overhaul plan Wednesday during the daily press briefing. White House National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn said the plan is “the most significant tax reform legislations since 1986.”
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