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Tag: California Legislature

Freshman Legislators Bring Hope, Maybe Change, to Sacramento

September 6, 2014 | 7:00 am

Freshman Legislators Bring Hope, Maybe Change, to Sacramento

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A group of new California legislators wrap up their first two-year term.

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Citizens Panel Gives Small Boost to Lawmaker Salaries

June 20, 2014 | 3:02 pm

Citizens Panel Gives Small Boost to Lawmaker Salaries

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Governor, statewide officers and legislators all will receive a 2 percent boost in December.

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Brown Makes Pitch for Rainy Day Fund

April 29, 2014 | 10:10 am

Brown Makes Pitch for Rainy Day Fund

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In rare appearance before legislative panel, governor promotes plan for expanded budget reserve fund.

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Four in 10 California Lawmakers Get Outside Income

April 14, 2014 | 5:50 am

Four in 10 California Lawmakers Get Outside Income

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State conflict-of-interest law allows legislators to vote on measures affecting the fields they work in.

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California Holds Hearing on Data Breaches; Target, Neiman Marcus Won’t Attend

February 18, 2014 | 6:00 am

California Holds Hearing on Data Breaches; Target, Neiman Marcus Won’t Attend

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Two state Assembly committees will hold a hearing today on data breaches and what California can do.

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After Years of Cuts, California Lawmakers Get a Pay Bump

December 2, 2013 | 6:00 am

After Years of Cuts, California Lawmakers Get a Pay Bump

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The best-paid state legislators in the U.S. get their first raise in six years, will make $95,291 a year.

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Calif. Lawmakers Altered Their Votes 5,000 Times After Bills Passed or Failed; Master List of Vote Changes

October 24, 2012 | 9:29 am

Calif. Lawmakers Altered Their Votes 5,000 Times After Bills Passed or Failed; Master List of Vote Changes

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a closely contested state Senate campaign, Assemblywoman Cathleen Galgiani has been urging voters to judge her on her legislative achievements, saying on her website that she is “proud to have a record of standing up for the people of my district.” Voters who try to examine the record of the […]

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Calif. Senate Passes High-Speed Rail, Bill Goes to Governor

July 6, 2012 | 2:04 pm

Calif. Senate Passes High-Speed Rail, Bill Goes to Governor

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California’s bullet train project surged out of the station on Friday when the state Senate voted 21-16 vote in favor of bonds to begin construction. The bill passed in the Assembly Thursday by a vote of 51-27 and now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown, who has energetically supported it. It will release $2.6 billion in […]

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