California Gov. Newsom signs two YIMBY housing bills

California 09/28/21, 23:56

A Democrat from California enacted two proposals to address the Golden State's housing crisis on Sept. 28. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two new bills into law that pro-housing movement "Yes In My Back Yard" (YIMBY) co-sponsored. Assembly Bill 602 (AB 602) and Senate Bill 478 (SB 478) are touted to make zoning ...

Housing-strapped California debates density near job hubs

U.S. 04/24/19, 00:20

A controversial proposal to increase housing near transportation and job hubs faces a key test Wednesday as California lawmakers search for solutions to the state's housing affordability crisis.Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener's bill is one of dozens on housing before lawmakers this year that attempt to the slow rising rents, spur ...

California bill would limit genitalia surgery for children

California 02/04/19, 21:44

California doctors would be barred from treating or performing surgery on children born with genitals that don't fit a single gender or are otherwise atypical unless it's medically necessary or the child consents, under a bill unveiled Monday.It's the latest effort by state legislators to give minors more control over ...

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