Pro Tem Kevin de León

California ‘Sanctuary State’ Bill Runs into Obstacles

California’s “sanctuary state” bill, which would prevent the state from assisting U.S. immigrations and customs enforcement (ICE) agents from enforcing federal immigration law, is facing some surprising criticism from — of all people — the Golden’s State’s Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown.

Jerry Brown

California Democrat Apologizes for Silencing Republican Nguyen

California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León took “full responsibility” for his controversial ejection of Republican State Sen. Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) from the floor of the legislature last week, after she criticized late liberal State Sen. Tom Hayden for his opposition to the Vietnam War.

Kevin de León (Website)

Eight CA Dems Join Jerry Brown in Paris

Eight Democrat state legislators are joining California Gov. Jerry Brown at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris this week. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) are leading the delegation.

Jerry Brown climate bill (Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)