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SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- After seeing issues with autonomous vehicles across the state, South Bay State Senator Dave Cortese wants to put up some regulation guardrails for the community.

He has introduced Senate Bill 915, which would put decisions for these cars in the hands of local lawmakers and not the state.

From Stockton to Anaheim and San Jose, government officials across California use personal email accounts and texts to do the public’s business—and those messages often never see the light of day because public agencies can’t access them.

Now, a San Jose legislator is working to change that.

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Senate Bill 10, also known as Melanie's Law, has been signed into law. This comes after the deadly Fentanyl overdose at Bernstein High School in Hollywood involving 15-year-old student Melanie Ramos.

About 300 young adults leaving foster care in California will now receive a monthly check to help them make ends meet, part of the state's first guaranteed income program.

San Francisco will provide 150 former foster youths guaranteed incomes of $1,200 a month under a state-funded pilot program announced Friday.

A San Jose lawmaker has sent a letter to the California Department of Motor Vehicles seeking answers on how the agency grants and revokes permits for driverless cars.

This was a busy term for San Jose representatives in Sacramento. Much of their work made it to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk and was signed by Oct. 14. Most will be enacted in January. They passed dozens of bills and secured millions of dollars for the South Bay.

There was a celebration Tuesday in the South Bay over a bill that was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom.