Anti-smoking advocates in California have taken a hit. Bills to raise the state's smoking age and expand regulations on electronic cigarettes were both stalled in committee yesterday (Wednesday). Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.
Most California school children will have to be vaccinated if they want to attend school in the state. Governor Jerry Brown signed a mandatory vaccine bill into law yesterday (Tuesday). Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports.
Beginning today (Wednesday), about 6.5-million Californians become eligible for paid sick leave. Capital Public Radio's Lesley McClurg talked to a small business owner about how she'll implement the law.
California employers would be required to pay their employees double for working on Thanksgiving or Christmas under a bill advancing at the state Capitol. The measure passed its first committee vote yesterday. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has more.