California

AG Becerra Leads Coalition Defending the Rights of Native American Children, Families, and Tribes

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 13, 2019– California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today led a bipartisan coalition of 27 attorneys general in filing an amicus...

PG&E Files Amended Plan of Reorganization

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. December 12, 2019 - PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (together, “PG&E”) today filed an amended Plan...

California and Seven States Commit to Faster Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks and Buses

SACRAMENTO December 12, 2019 - In a collaborative effort to protect public health and accelerate the transition to clean transportation, California is...

Feinstein to HUD: Grant California’s Request for 50,000 Housing Vouchers

Washington, DC December 12, 2019 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) this week sent a letter to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben...

Congress Must Address Chemical Contamination in California Water

Washington December 10, 2019 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement after provisions to protect California drinking water from...

Covered California and the Challenged Athletes Foundation Team Up to Promote Open Enrollment and...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. December 10, 2019 - Covered California continued its statewide open enrollment campaign by teaming up with the Challenged Athletes...

AG Becerra Pushes Back Against Federal Proposal Threatening Worker Tips

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 10, 2019 – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced joining a coalition of 19 attorneys general in a comment...

California Leads the Country in Local Prosecution of Business Misconduct

Washington, D.C. Dec. 10, 2019 - A new compilation of business-misconduct lawsuits filed by local prosecutors...

AUBURN, Calif. December 9, 2019 - The Sierra Nevada Conservancy (SNC), a California state agency focused on supporting and improving the environmental,...

California Issues $3.6 Million Action against CVS to Help Consumers Redeem Recycling Deposits

SACRAMENTO December 9, 2019 - The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) today announced a $3.6 million enforcement action against...

Candidate Filing Deadline Extended in Congressional and Legislative Districts Where No Eligible Incumbent Has...

SACRAMENTO, CA December 6, 2019 - State law provides that the candidate filing period for congressional and state legislative races extends if...

Secretary of State Alex Padilla Releases List of Presidential Candidates for March 3, 2020...

SACRAMENTO, CA December 6, 2019 - Pursuant to state law, Secretary of State Alex Padilla today released the list of candidates who...

Fishing Groups, Tribes, Enviros Speak Out Against Grasslands Bypass Project Permit

San Francisco, Calif.  December 5, 2019 -- Today, representatives of fishing organizations, tribes, and environmental advocacy groups spoke against the Central Valley...

Wildfire insurance crisis leads commissioner to call for first-ever statewide non-renewal moratorium

OAKLAND, Calif. December 5, 2019 - Today Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a mandatory one-year moratorium on insurance companies non-renewing policyholders--helping at...

Officials Representing Majority of Californians Served by PG&E Endorse San Jose Mayor’s Plan to...

San José, CA. December 5, 2019 - A broad coalition of elected officials led by San José Mayor Sam Liccardo has unveiled...

Feinstein: Don’t Remove Hundreds of Thousands from Food Stamps

Washington December 4, 2019 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released the following statement on the news the administration finalized a rule that...

Senate pro Tem: San Mateo Superior Court Decision Exempting Charter Cities from the Housing...

SACRAMENTO December 4, 2019 - California Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego) issued the following statement regarding a San Mateo...

California Unleashes Hundreds of Millions in Emergency Aid for Cities and Counties to Fight...

LOMA LINDA December 4, 2019 - Overcoming bureaucratic roadblocks erected by the Trump administration, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California cities...

Noah Bookbinder: Following his guilty plea, Duncan Hunter must resign immediately

Washington, Dec. 3, 2019 - Following the guilty plea of Congressman Duncan Hunter, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Executive Director...

Underwater telecom cables make superb seismic network

December 3, 2019 - Fiber-optic cables that constitute a global undersea telecommunications network could one day help scientists study offshore earthquakes and...