Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, the Democratic front-runner in the California governor’s race, says his Republican opponent’s anti-abortion views present a threat to abortion rights. Supporters of John Cox say he’d play a prominent role in reversing policies on abortion.
Mercy For Animals released video on July 17, 2018 of pigs at a Kentucky Farm before it says distributes pork in California. The group is backing an initiative on the 2018 statewide California ballot calling for more humane animal treatment.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s office in July 2018 urged the California Supreme Court to expedite its hearing of Cal Fire Local 2881 v. CalPERS, a pension lawsuit that could undo the so-called California Rule. The case challenges part of his PEPRA reform.
Many Republicans were aghast at President Donald Trump’s decision to side with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his own intelligence agencies, but Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul lauds him for sitting down and speaking with an adversary.
A Colorado jury told dialysis giant DaVita to pay a Sacramento family $127 million in damages in a wrongful death case. SEIU-UHW is using the civil lawsuit to make its point that dialysis companies are putting profits ahead of patient care. The company is appealing the verdict.
President Donald Trump’s remarks alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin left U.S. and foreign diplomats worried that the United States won’t be a reliable partner anymore, won’t defend other countries, won’t stand up to its enemies.
Democratic challenger Jessica Morse outraised Republican Rep. Tom McClintock by a more than three-to-one margin as the two geared up for a general election clash in the 4th District congressional race.
How to address illegal immigration was the topic tackled this week by the California Influencers, a group of the state’s public policy and politics experts. They spoke about family separation and the need to priority right of citizens, among other issues.
The California Chamber of Commerce and other business groups are crucial to the campaign to defeat Proposition 6. They argue the gas tax increase and new vehicle registration fees pay for necessary road improvements that keep the economy running.
Conservative groups have long wanted to restrict the latitude of the EPA and other federal agencies. They will get a chance in the fall, with a Supreme Court case that Brett Kavanaugh could help decide.
The California Democratic Party endorsed state lawmakers Kevin de León over Dianne Feinstein in the U.S. Senate race. The nod gives de León a slot on the party’s campaign mailers and the potential to increase fundraising.
Trump voters support President Donald Trump’s decision to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday in Helsinki, Finland even after Moscow meddled in the 2016 presidential election. It marks the leaders’ first formal summit.
Thousands of immigrants, many from Central America, are seeking asylum in the U.S. based on rampant gang violence or domestic abuse in their countries of origin. But two new actions by the Trump administration in recent weeks mean few of them are likely to win their cases.
New guidelines implemented last week by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services say that legal immigrants can now be deported from the United States if they break the rules of federal and state programs that offer public benefits to immigrants.
Construction is underway at the planned site of a “Hard Rock Sacramento” casino-hotel in Yuba County. The Enterprise Rancheria Indian tribe owns the site and is a partner in the project, which is near the Toyota Amphitheatre.