The National Urban League has thrown its weight behind a bill aimed at fighting online sex-trafficking, putting more pressure on Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) to take a public stand on the bill.
The NUL, a civil rights group that advocates on behalf of African-Americans, said sex trafficking disproportionately impacts minorities—and African-Americans in particular—and argues the bipartisan measure is long overdue, in a letter addressed to Senate leaders.
As Amazon processes hundreds of applications from cities vying to land the tech giant’s next headquarters, a group of California business owners urged it to avoid the Golden State.
The campaign committee of Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) is $88,000 in debt to her daughter for payments to run a lucrative slate mailer operation that has been used by the congresswoman to pull in hundreds of thousands in funds from other liberal political committees.
Next year, California will begin legally recognizing a third gender for state residents who do not identify as male or female.
California Gov. Jerry Brown blocked fellow state Democrats from forcing President Donald Trump and other presidential candidates to disclose their personal income tax returns, arguing that such a requirement goes too far and could lead to increased demands for other personal records.
Despite Sen. Kamala Harris’s (D., Calif.) crusade against outlets that allow advertisements for underage trafficking, the California Democrat has resisted publicly commenting or signing onto bipartisan legislation that would allow families of victims and states to sue Backpage.com and other websites.
Starting Jan. 1, it will no longer be a felony in California to knowingly expose a sexual partner to HIV with the intention of spreading the virus.
Another potential primary challenger to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) is signaling his intent to enter the race for the Senate seat she has held since 1992.
California Republicans leading a recall effort against Democratic State Sen. Josh Newman for his vote to support the latest state gas-tax increase say they are confident the petition will succeed despite multiple Democratic efforts to derail it.
A newly signed California law allows state health care workers who “willfully and repeatedly” refuse to use a senior transgender patient’s “preferred name or pronouns” to face punishments ranging from a fine to prison time.