San Diego County has a long list of what it wants (and doesn’t want) from the state, California loses two greats and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
Republicans react to Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber is California’s best spokesperson, pot trademarks emerge as a new legal frontier and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
Across California, there could be thousands or even tens of thousands of businesses dodging environmental rules and sending pollution into the state’s waters. Though an entire regulatory system exists to police businesses and keep water safe for residents and wildlife, the state doesn’t know how many unpermitted businesses are out there, or how much damage they’re doing.
Lawmakers take on Trump, Marty Block lands a new gig, the Legislature has a big gender gap and more in our weekly roundup of news from the California capitol.
Another entry in the new, neverending war between Donald Trump and California, staff comings and goings, unpacking the propositions and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
I’m not kidding you, Brian Jones is leaving the Legislature. When I first started writing the Sacramento Report, I did a whirlwind cram session on San Diego’s state legislators and eventually came across Jones’ “Are You Kidding Me?” video series, in which he expresses outrage on everything from realignment to drought policies. They’re like a wonkier (and […]
Meet the “dangerous man” who’s likely East County’s new assemblyman, revisiting the dueling death penalty measures and more in our weekly digest of news from the capital.
In 2014, California solidified its reputation as the nation’s slacker state with an embarrassingly low voter turnout: Only 25 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in the June primary, and 42 percent in the November general election. Factor in eligible voters not registered to vote and the numbers are even bleaker: Less than a […]
Prop. 57 and the meaning of “nonviolent,” why bilingual ed and academic success aren’t mutually exclusive, state aims for more low-income housing in high-income areas and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.
Housing and land use bills aplenty, chipping away at the #bananasballot and more in our weekly roundup of news from Sacramento.