Democratic Assemblymember Ash Kalra is proposing a bill to jump-start the process, but Big Medicine will fight to kill it.
Sen. Bob Hertzberg declined to vote on bills that would have enshrined new regulations in the law.
Amid drought and wildfire crises, the state’s powerful industries have stymied 12 bills meant to address climate change and industry accountability.
Three bills would give trucking companies less incentive to misclassify full-time drivers as contractors.
The debate around SB 9 centers on equity, social justice, affordability — and whether it benefits residents or developers.
A new California bill will make it easier to take life-saving treatment to the people who need it most.
Despite Democrats’ supermajority and an environmental emergency, climate bills are hitting a wall in the California Senate.
In the first three months of 2021, the petroleum industry spent over $4.3 million lobbying Sacramento.
New legislation requiring paid time off for COVID-related issues excludes businesses with 25 employees or less.