Los Angeles Times

Patrick McGreevy

Writer

Patrick McGreevy covers the California Legislature out of the Sacramento bureau. Since joining the Los Angeles Times in 1998, he has worked in the City Hall and San Fernando Valley bureaus, writing about subjects including Valley secession, LAPD reform and city government during the administrations of Mayors Richard Riordan, James Hahn and Antonio Villaraigosa. He is a native of San Diego and a graduate of San Jose State University.

Recent Articles

  • State Senate votes to bar private communications with Coastal Commission members

    State Senate votes to bar private communications with Coastal Commission members

    California politics updates: Anti-corruption bill gets boost from state lawmaker, legislators seek housing funds May 24, 2016, 6:34 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: State lawmakers in the Assembly and Senate...

  • Here are the gun control proposals approved by the state Senate

    Here are the gun control proposals approved by the state Senate

    California politics updates: Anti-corruption bill gets boost from state lawmaker, legislators seek housing funds May 24, 2016, 6:34 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: State lawmakers in the Assembly and Senate...

  • Former state senator admits campaign violations

    Former state senator admits campaign violations

    California politics updates: Anti-corruption bill gets boost from state lawmaker, legislators seek housing funds May 24, 2016, 6:34 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: State lawmakers in the Assembly and Senate...

  • State Senate approves sweeping new gun control laws for California

    State Senate approves sweeping new gun control laws for California

    The state Senate on Thursday approved sweeping new restrictions on using guns in California in response to the December mass shooting by two terrorists that left 14 dead in San Bernardino. Lawmakers approved 11 bills including measures mandating background checks for Californians buying ammunition...

  • Democrats rally behind gun control bills on eve of vote

    Democrats rally behind gun control bills on eve of vote

    California politics updates: Anti-corruption bill gets boost from state lawmaker, legislators seek housing funds May 24, 2016, 6:34 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: State lawmakers in the Assembly and Senate...

  • Gov. Jerry Brown proposes change to state agency's name that has become a joke

    Gov. Jerry Brown proposes change to state agency's name that has become a joke

    California politics updates: Anti-corruption bill gets boost from state lawmaker, legislators seek housing funds May 24, 2016, 6:34 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California politics and government news. Here's what we're watching: State lawmakers in the Assembly and Senate...

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