Battle Over Physician-Assisted Suicide Heads to Court
Three doctors who care for terminally ill patients will go to court in San Francisco Friday. They filed a lawsuit in February to allow them to prescribe lethal medication to their patients who request it. The doctors want the judge to allow them to practice physician-assisted suicides now, while the case is pending.
Local Governments Spend Big to Influence Sacramento
When state lawmakers end their summer recess next week, they will be welcomed back to Sacramento by more than 1,800 professional lobbyists. It's not surprising that lobbying is big business. But what may be surprising is what industry spends the most: local government.