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  • Assisted-death bill approved by California Senate

    Assisted-death bill approved by California Senate
    After a debate marked by raw and personal tales of loss, the state Senate on Thursday advanced a proposal to allow terminally ill Californians to end their lives with drugs prescribed by physicians. If the measure wins approval by the Assembly and Gov....
  • Governor, lawmakers postpone negotiations over cap-and-trade funds

    Governor, lawmakers postpone negotiations over cap-and-trade funds
    Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders, currently in talks over next year’s budget, postponed negotiations over how to spend more than $1 billion raised by fees on polluters. At issue is roughly 40% of the $2.2 billion in revenue...
  • Bill would limit efforts to recoup Medi-Cal costs from patients' estates

    Bill would limit efforts to recoup Medi-Cal costs from patients' estates
    The state's Medi-Cal program has long looked to the estates and heirs of deceased Californians to recoup public money spent on their healthcare in the last years of life. But the practice — including suing survivors and filing liens against the...
  • State Senate OKs climate change bill, seeks to ban new offshore drilling

    State Senate OKs climate change bill, seeks to ban new offshore drilling
    State senators passed legislation Wednesday intended to help California tackle climate change by setting new targets for generating renewable energy, reducing gasoline use and increasing energy efficiency in buildings. The lawmakers also approved a...
  • State Senate advances sweeping climate change legislation

    State Senate advances sweeping climate change legislation
    California state senators approved legislation Wednesday intended to help the state tackle climate change by setting new targets for generating renewable energy, reducing gasoline use and increasing energy efficiency in buildings. The bill, which now...
  • California water use dropped 13.5% in April, state board reports

    California water use dropped 13.5% in April, state board reports
    After lagging during the first part of the year, water conservation in California improved significantly in April following Gov. Jerry Brown’s historic order requiring big cuts in water use amid the worsening drought. Water use in April dropped 13....
  • State Senate OKs measures on immigrant healthcare, e-cigarettes

    State Senate OKs measures on immigrant healthcare, e-cigarettes
    The state Senate approved a hotly debated measure Tuesday that would provide healthcare coverage to many immigrants who reside in California illegally. Lawmakers also gave the first full-house approval to bills that would raise the state smoking age...
  • State to create new lethal injection method under legal settlement

    State to create new lethal injection method under legal settlement
    Nearly a decade after the state last executed a prisoner, California has agreed to a settlement that moves the state closer to restarting the death chamber. The settlement of a lawsuit brought by crime victims’ families requires Gov. Jerry Brown&...
  • El Senado de California aprueba el aumento del salario mínimo a 13 la hora

    El Senado de California aprueba el aumento del salario mínimo a 13 la hora
    El Senado de California aprobó el lunes un plan para elevar de nuevo el salario mínimo en el estado, subiéndolo a 13 dólares por hora en el 2017, y vinculándolo a partir de entonces con la inflación. La propuesta del senador demócrata Mark Leno se...
  • Group says California immigration policies contributed to drought

    Group says California immigration policies contributed to drought
    In a television commercial that has aired across the state, a young boy asks: "If Californians are having fewer children, why isn't there enough water?" The ad is part of a wider media campaign blaming California's historic drought on the state's...
  • The risks of too much caution in setting California's budget

    Like Gov. Jerry Brown, California lawmakers expect the state to collect much more in taxes in the coming fiscal year than Brown predicted in January, when he first proposed a budget for 2015-16. The key question now, though, is how much more revenue...