If the state Capitol had a hall of fame for playing defense against new laws, its largest shrine would be to the California Chamber of Commerce and its two-decade streak of killing bills big businesses don’t like. The new mega-majority of Democrats will be a major test of that power.
Essential Politics: It's not legality but legitimacy that's being debated over Newsom's halt to death penalty
Gov. Gavin Newsom sparked a firestorm of debate with his decision to impose a moratorium on California's death penalty.