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Gov. Newsom signs law overhauling California charter schools

Gov. Newsom signs law overhauling California charter schools

By Adam Beam SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law overhauling California charter schools Thursday in a move seen as a compromise between the state’s teachers’ unions and charter school supporters, who have long argued over how charter schools impact public education. Charter schools are privately-run or nonprofit public schools that operate by […]

GOP attorney sues California for alleged voter violations

GOP attorney sues California for alleged voter violations

By Jocelyn Gecker SAN FRANCISCO —A Republican lawyer who has waged lawsuits on behalf of the Trump administration sued the state of California and its Department of Motor Vehicles Tuesday, saying the agency is failing to verify citizenship for voter registration. A federal lawsuit filed by attorney Harmeet Dhillon comes after a state audit found […]

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants

California lawmakers agree to health benefits for immigrants

By Adam Beam SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration. Democrats in the state Legislature reached an agreement Sunday afternoon […]

5 U.S. Senate candidates to face off in debate

5 U.S. Senate candidates to face off in debate