On Monday, the Senate Appropriations Committee will vote on the “California Tobacco Tax Act of 2014,” a bill introduced…
Independent voters now account for approximately 40 percent of all voters in the United States. Following the national trend,…
While lawmakers have taken their time in drafting regulations for a recreational system, recently passed bills are starting to…
Governor Brown's revised state budget -- released on Tuesday -- and its conservative approach to California's economic future were…
California Governor Jerry Brown is set to release his hotly anticipated budget revision, Tuesday. Following stronger than expected revenue…
From the Columns
- Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations and author of Foreign Policy Begins at Home, write an article for Time on May 1
A bill recently filed in California aims to close a loophole in state law that allows health insurers to give a financial kickback to pharmacists every time they decide to give customers cheaper, poorer quality drugs
With a deadline approaching in the Illinois concealed carry debate, legislation was introduced in the State Senate late last week. However, each side in the gun debate continues to show signs of intransigence.
By Carl Wicklander | 05/20/2013
On Friday, members of the Texas Legislature agreed to a deal on the Texas State Budget that includes more money for public schools in exchange for $1 billion in tax cuts and fee rebates. The agreement comes after a tumultuous round of negotiations that was nearly derailed Wednesday
By Eric Robinson | 05/20/2013
Last week, the FCC again denied a request by wired telephone companies to shut down their networks. This request comes as more Americans are moving away from switched (wired) network telephone lines in favor of the integrated broadband from cable, fiber, and mobile providers.
University of California President Mark Yudof has faced criticism during his tenure as leader of the prestigious 10-campus system. However, he explains there’s more to the role than raising tuition and cutting services.
By Michael Higham | 05/17/2013
The campaign season is over and the next round is still a year away. However, legislators never really stop being a candidate and the California political fundraising machine is already running.
By Lucas Eaves | 05/17/2013
It’s been nearly four years since a radical Muslim Army psychiatrist walked into a processing center on Ft. Hood, shouted “Allah Akbar,” and opened fire. The shooter killed 13 people, including a pregnant woman, and wounded another 32.