Stories about State Senate

Assault on local control equals deregulation of housing

Democrats in Sacramento guarantee that real-estate interests will trump affordability

The Agenda, July 24-30: Undemocratic voting, municipal broadband …

... plus St. Luke's Hospital, chop shops, those ugly sidewalk boxes and a hotel v. housing on Hyde St: We look at the week ahead

Cohen moves to sideline opposition to ‘profoundly undemocratic’ state law

Tenant advocates fear that AB 943 could undermine ballot measures for rent control

Jerry Brown sides with polluters in key bill

The governor who is challenging Trump on climate change can't seem to challenge the fossil-fuel industry at home

Cell-phone companies try to ram through bill blocking local control of transmitters

Cell-phone companies want the right to put up any devices they want on public property, without any local rules

The Agenda, July 10-16: A landlord attack on ballot initiatives …

... plus what to do when robots take all our jobs, and Prince Gavin hides from the press. We look at the coming week

The big media lie about single-payer health care

It won't cost taxpayers $400 billion. We have to pay that much for health care anyway. Single payer would save us all a lot of money

Assembly passes bill to limit land-use ballot initiatives

Chiu, Ting both vote for measure that raises the threshold for citizen initiatives on development to 55 percent

Party Radar: Catching up, falling out

Farewell Hard French, hello 4am? Plus: Guy J, MOM DJs, Doc Martin, Mount Kimbie, Steve Bug, Bebe Huxley, more.

Single-payer’s next step

Bill that would cover all Californians at a much lower cost goes to key state Senate committee Monday