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Gun Violence Bills Inspired by Shooting Rampage Cheered

Gun Violence Bills Inspired by Shooting Rampage Cheered

After the Isla Vista rampage that left seven dead in May, fathers of two of the victims called for legislation targeting gun violence. This week, Gov. Brown signed two new bills into law. Richard Martinez and Bob Weiss returned to Isla Vista to hail the progress, and call for more... Read »

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California Governor Vetoes Key Ethics Bills

California Governor Vetoes Key Ethics Bills

After a series of scandals involving lawmakers, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg called the... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Bills Signed, Vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown

Bills Signed, Vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown

A look at the bills signed and vetoed by Gov. Jerry Brown in September 2014 Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Gov. Brown Signs Gun Restraining Order Bill

Gov. Brown Signs Gun Restraining Order Bill

California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Becomes First State to Ban Plastic Bags

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Brown Vetoes Bill Limiting Law Enforcement Use of Drones

Brown Vetoes Bill Limiting Law Enforcement Use of Drones

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have placed strict limits on law enforcement agencies using... Watch »

Sep 29, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Two Domestic Violence Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown Approves Two Domestic Violence Bills

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he has signed into law a pair of bills designed to increase protections... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Calif. Gov. Brown Blocks Expulsion for Willful Defiance

Calif. Gov. Brown Blocks Expulsion for Willful Defiance

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law to prevent California schools from expelling students for... Read »

Sep 28, 2014
Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Groundhog Dies After Escaping NYC Mayor's Grip

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw. The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this... Watch »

Sep 25, 2014
Kamala Harris Says She's Not Interested in Eric Holder's Job

Kamala Harris Says She's Not Interested in Eric Holder's Job

California Attorney General Kamala Harris waved off speculation Thursday that she might be next in line to... Read »

Sep 25, 2014
Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

Pro-Pot Group to Raise Cash for 2016 California Legalization Bid

The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group said it will begin raising funds for a ballot measure in... Read »

Sep 26, 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor Debate Part 1

Los Angeles County Supervisor Debate Part 1

Los Angeles County Supervisor candidates Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver met in a debate Sept 16 at Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor Debate Part 2

Los Angeles County Supervisor Debate Part 2

Los Angeles County Supervisor candidates Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver met in a debate Sept 16 at Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor Debate Part 3

Los Angeles County Supervisor Debate Part 3

Los Angeles County Supervisor candidates Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver met in a debate Sept 16 at Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Los Angeles County Supervisor Debate Part 4

Los Angeles County Supervisor Debate Part 4

Los Angeles County Supervisor candidates Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver met in a debate Sept 16 at Watch »

Sep 24, 2014
Former Va. Senator

Former Va. Senator "Seriously Looking" at White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Tuesday he is "seriously looking" at a possible presidential run... Read »

Sep 24, 2014
NewsConference EXTRA:  American Cancer Society Worried Over Money Going to Politicians

NewsConference EXTRA: American Cancer Society Worried Over Money Going...

Jim Knox with the American Cancer Society is the Vice-President of Government Relations, Cancer Action Watch »

Sep 21, 2014
NewsConference: Gov. Brown Signs New Tax Credit  for Film Industry.

NewsConference: Gov. Brown Signs New Tax Credit for Film Industry.

Is the new bill signed by CA. Governor Jerry Brown this week to keep film jobs in the state enough to stop... Watch »

Sep 21, 2014
Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

Former Connecticut Governor Found Guilty Again

A federal jury unanimously found former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland guilty on all seven counts in a... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Kuehl, Shriver Debate

Kuehl, Shriver Debate

Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver faced off in a debate Tuesday to fill a Los Angeles County Board of... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
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