Here’s what the California Legislature did this year

In this May 26, 2020, file photo, members of the state Assembly meet at the Capitol in Sacramento. California lawmakers approved a measure that could make California the first state to pay people struggling with drug addiction to stay sober. The bill was approved Friday, Sept. 10, in the final hours as lawmakers work to finish work on the 2021 legislative session by midnight. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, Pool, File)
Adam Beam and Don ThompsonThe Associated PressSACRAMENTO (AP) – California lawmakers finished their work for the 2021 legislative session Friday, Sept. 10, just four days before voting concludes in a statewide recall election targeting Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom.Whatever the outcome of the recall election, Newsom will likely still have the final say on the hundreds of bills the Legislature put on his desk in the past two weeks. Even if Newsom were to lose the election, by the time his successor took office the deadline for signing or vetoing legislation will have passed.Bills that have passed must be reviewed by the governor before becoming law, unless otherwise noted. Here’s a look at what passed – and what failed – in the California Legislature this year.Hou
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