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JULY 22, 2022
Newsom signs gun law modeled after Texas abortion ban, setting up Supreme Court fight
State Sen. Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) and a coalition of Democratic lawmakers introduced Senate Bill 1327 in response to Newsom’s request as a way to test the Supreme Court’s legal logic while setting up a political rivalry with states that have used a conservative majority of justices to expand gun ownership and curb abortion rights...
JULY 2, 2022
California targets plastics
Major legislation...aims to significantly reduce single-use plastic packaging. “We’re ruining the planet and we’ve got to change it,” Sen. Bob Hertzberg said before voting on the bill...