• California Assembly Backs Bill to Deter Shootings by Police

    The California Assembly approved legislation Wednesday intended to deter deadly police shootings by restricting when officers can legally open fire. Lawmakers passed the measure after making changes last week that ended what had been vehement opposition from law enforcement. They sent it to the Senate on a 62-2 vote. The bill would allow police to […]

  • Police Won’t Fight California Use-of-Force Bill

    Two major police organizations are dropping their opposition to California legislation that would tighten the standard for use of deadly force. Spokesmen for organizations representing police chiefs and rank-and-file officers told The Associated Press on Thursday that they won’t fight a measure responding to national unrest over fatal police shootings. The legislation would bar police […]

  • N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to allow Congress access to Trump’s state tax returns

    The New York state Assembly passed legislation Wednesday to give Congress access to President Donald Trump’s state tax returns. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign the bill, which passed the state Senate earlier this month. The legislation, which passed 84 to 53, would amend New York law to permit the commissioner of the state […]

  • House passes sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill in historic vote

    The House on Friday passed a sweeping LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill that would modify existing civil rights legislation to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing, public accommodations, jury service, education, federal programs and credit. “The LGBTQ community has waited nearly 250 years for full equality in our country,” said Rep. […]

  • Missouri Legislature Passes Ban on Abortions at 8 Weeks

    Missouri’s Republican-led House passed a sweeping bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy on lawmakers’ final day in session Friday, joining Alabama and several other states that have moved recently to severely restrict the procedure. The legislation, already passed by the Senate and now awaiting the governor’s signature, would be among the most restrictive in […]

  • Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills

    U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network doctors that can unnecessarily cost patients tens of thousands of dollars. In remarks at the White House, Trump unveiled principles the administration will send to congressional lawmakers to incorporate into a legislative package that would address […]

  • Denver Is 1st US City to Decriminalize ‘Magic Mushrooms’

    Voters narrowly made Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in “magic mushrooms.” Decriminalization led by a slim 51%, according to preliminary figures on Tuesday’s election released by Denver’s Election Division. As many as 1,300 votes still remain to be counted, but that figure was not enough to swing the vote […]

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