legislation

Capitol Building, Sacramento (AP File Photo)

Bill conforms sentencing for use of cocaine, crack

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Legislation intended to address racial disparities in sentencing for cocaine offenses is close to passing the Legislature. The Assembly on Thursday approved SB1010 on a 49-14 vote, returning it to the […]

08/14/2014

In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, a warning buoy sits on the dry, cracked bed of Lake Mendocino near Ukiah, Calif.  Despite recent spot rains The reservoir, located in Mendocino County is currently only about 37 percent full.  California remans in the midst of an historic drought causing Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

CA governor signs off on $687 million drought plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to provide immediate relief to drought-stricken communities. With his signing Saturday, more than $687 million will fund communities running low on drinking water and farming […]

03/01/2014

Updating privacy laws

The Federal Trade Commission is asking Congress to pass legislation that will provide better protection of your digital data and it keep it from being misused or shared without your knowledge. In a new report, […]

03/27/2012

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