The state of California has long played a relatively outsize role in national politics for a number of reasons. An often mentioned phrase in national politics is, “What starts in California often migrates to the rest of the country.” As such, how public policy issues are addressed
Attorney General Xavier Becerra
How California leaders are weighing in on the Trump Administration’s child separation policy
Yesterday, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined twenty other state Attorneys General in signing a letter demanding that the U.S. Department of Justice, led by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, “end its new ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy which separates children from their parents.”
This action comes short of Attorney General Becerra’s more…
United States v. California – A Preview of Tomorrow’s Oral Argument on California’s Sanctuary State Laws
It’s been three months since U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions came to Sacramento to announce his lawsuit against the State of California challenging various provisions of the new sanctuary state law. I posted about my initial evaluation of the claims when Sessions announced the lawsuit. Tomorrow is a big hearing in federal…
What Do California’s Constitutional Officer Actually Do – Attorney General
In preparation for California’s upcoming Primary election, we are releasing a quick background of each of the Constitutional Officers and what they actually do in the California government.
Today, we are covering the California Attorney General.
The current Attorney General is Xavier Becerra who was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to finish the term of…
Hearing set for today in one of California’s many court challenges to Trump roll-backs of federal policy
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has filed a total of 22 lawsuits in 17 different subject areas against the Trump administration.
The Sacramento Bee compiled a list of all the pending cases, along with quick summaries of each, and arranged them by subject matter. You can find links to the many complaints…