Governmental Affairs

Contact Info

Office of Governmental Affairs (OGA)
770 L Street, Suite 1240
Sacramento, California 95814-3368

Tel: 916-323-3121 

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News & Information

2014 State of the Judiciary
On Monday, March 17, 2014, Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye delivered her third State of the Judiciary address in a joint session of the California Legislature. Access coverage of the address including video, photos, and text of the address on the Chief’s web page

Individual court Budget Impact Snapshots highlight the results of several years of reductions to the judicial branch budget. Please see updated snapshots for 2014.

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Court-Related Legislation

Search for active court-related legislation, view positions the Judicial Council has taken on legislation, or consult annual summaries of new laws that affect the court or are of general interest to the court community.


Liaison & Outreach Activities

Learn about governmental affairs liaison and outreach programs:

  • Day on the Bench
  • Liaison Program
  • Bench-Bar Coalition
  • Judicial Administration Fellowship Program

    Calendar Items

    April 10, 2014: Legislative Spring Recess begins
    April 21, 2014: Legislature reconvenes
    May 30, 2014: Last day for bills to be passed out of house of origin
    June 15, 2014: Budget must be passed by midnight

    View today's legislative calendar: Assembly | Senate

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