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Villaraigosa Signs Plastic Bag Ban Into Law

In one of his last major acts before leaving office, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Wednesday signed into law an ordinance that makes Los Angeles the most... Read more »

Senate Set to Debate Immigration Reform Bill

After two key and highly symbolic procedural votes, the Senate on Tuesday cleared the way for the formal discussion of a comprehensive immigration reform bill that... Read more »

Council Gives Final Approval to 3rd Medical Marijuana Measure

The Los Angeles City Council gave final approval Tuesday to placing its own proposal on the May 21 ballot to regulate medical marijuana dispensaries, bringing the... Read more »

Obama Supports Pathway to Citizenship

Major immigrant rights organizations and labor unions on Tuesday welcomed President Barack Obama’s speech on immigration reform, particularly praising his strong... Read more »

LA Officials Calls For Study on Ban of High-Capacity Ammo

Councilman Paul Krekorian asked Tuesday for a report on the feasibility and benefits of banning the possession of high-capacity ammunition magazines in the city,... Read more »

Second L.A. Medical Marijuana Initiative Moves Forward

A city initiative that would apparently allow continued operation of about 100 medical marijuana shops in Los Angeles is significantly closer to enactment, the city... Read more »

Los Angeles Leaders Call for Stricter Gun Laws

City leaders and some would-be Los Angeles officials clamored Wednesday to support President Barack Obama’s pledge yesterday to propose new gun restrictions by... Read more »

LA Council Committee Moves to Regulate Group Homes

One week after a quadruple slaying outside an unlicensed boarding home, a City Council committee on Monday unanimously approved a plan to regulate group homes for... Read more »

Pot Shop Initiative One Step Closer to Ballot

The City Clerk Tuesday gave a group of medical marijuana proponents a green light to gather signatures for a ballot measure intended to allow about 100 pot dispensaries... Read more »

Assembly Passes Ban On Taxing Adult Children’s Health Policy Benefit

Legislation to ensure that parents who provide health care insurance to their children until the age of 26 through employer-based policies do not pay higher state... Read more »

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