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California Presses Forward in Fight to Regulate Pharma

By Carrie Feibel Last November, California voters defeated a ballot proposal that would have given state government more control over drug prices. It was a victory for pharmaceutical companies, who...

Loni Hancock Endorses Sandré Swanson to Succeed Her in Senate District...

Former East Bay Assemblymember Sandré Swanson recently announced that he has received the endorsement of Senator Loni Hancock in his bid to succeed Hancock...

OP-ED: Implementing Assembly Bill 420 is NOT Optional

By Umair Vaid   Assembly Bill 420 was signed on September 27, 2014 by Governor Jerry Brown, making California the first state in the nation to...

Kamala D. Harris, Janet Napolitano Take Steps to Address Campus Sexual...

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has announced steps to address the pervasive issue of campus sexual assault on California’s college campuses.   Joined by University of...

Nation’s Largest LGBT Hails Kamala Harris’ Efforts to Stop Anti-gay Ballot...

The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, recently hailed California Attorney General Kamala Harris for...

Senators Hancock and Leno File Legal Brief Against Death Penalty

Senator Loni Hancock, Chair of the Senate Committee on Public Safety, has filed a legal brief supporting the elimination of California’s death penalty. Senator...

Home Care Workers Demand Gov. Brown Keep His Promise of Overtime...

In-home care workers, union members, and seniors rallied outside the State building in downtown Oakland on Wednesday chanting, “Overtime is overdue,” demanding that Gov....

Assemblyman Tony Thurmond Introduces Staff

By Kia Croom District 15 Assemblymember Tony Thurmond introduced his new staff at a recent event at Berkeley City Hall. Thurmond’s district staff includes: Brett Badelle,...

Sen. Leno Proposes Minimum Wage Hike

Senator Mark Leno has introduced legislation designed to help lift California’s low-wage earners out of poverty. Senate Bill 3 – to raise the state’s minimum...

Tony Thurmond Wins District 15th Assembly Race

In a race between two Democrats, Tony Thurmond beat Elizabeth Echols with 54 percent of the vote for the 15th District of the California...
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