California Governor Gavin Newsom announced his decision to withdraw National Guard troops from the southern border with Mexico, against Trump’s request for troops from border states, stating that “the border ‘emergency’ is a manufactured crisis and California will not be part of this political theater.” Currently, California has 360 troops at the southern border at […]
California Legislature Passes First Statewide Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $15/Hour
The California state legislature poised its state to become the first in the nation to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour, a move that California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León called “historic.” Both the California state Assembly and the state Senate voted along party lines yesterday to approve a bill that will raise the minimum […]
Federal Judge Upholds California Law Requiring CPCs to Post Information on Abortion
A federal judge in California ruled on Monday to uphold a new law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to disclose that they are not licensed medical providers and to post notices providing information about California’s public programs offering access to family planning, prenatal and abortion services.
California Gov. Signs Bill Protecting Workers from Wage Theft
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new bill that holds individuals and corporations accountable for unpaid wages promised to their employees under the law.
Nation’s “Strongest Equal Pay Law” Set to Pass in California
California Governor Jerry Brown has said he will sign the nation’s strongest equal pay law once it reaches his desk.
California Bill Expanding Abortion Access Sent to Governor
Assembly Bill 154, written by Assembly Majority Leader Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified midwives to perform abortions within the first 12 weeks of a woman’s pregnancy.