California Legislature

September 26, 2022

5 days for Newsom to decide 550+ bills

I’m back from a lovely vacation! Many thanks to my wonderful colleague Ben Christopher and other CalMatters reporters for guest hosting the newsletter while I was […]
September 21, 2022

When California industry takes its beef to the ballot

This story appeared on CalMatters See if you can spot the trend. In 2014, California lawmakers passed a law banning single-use plastic bags. Outraged plastic bag […]
September 20, 2022

Newsom’s economic forecast: veto message edition

This story appeared on CalMatters Loyal readers of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s veto messages may have noticed a new theme popping up lately.  Newsom, again and again: […]
September 15, 2022

Newsom gets his court

This story appeared on Cal Matters Now the hard work begins. So said Gov. Gavin Newsom at a Wednesday bill signing ceremony in San Jose about […]