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State Government

February 20, 2019

Trump Wants California To Pay Back Billions For Bullet Train

(AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom vowed a fight to keep the money and said the move was in response to California again suing the administration, this time over Trump's emergency declaration to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

February 20, 2019

Sacramento Reacts To Mayor Steinberg’s Proposal To Address Inequality In Underserved Neighborhoods

CapRadio reporters Bob Moffitt, Sammy Caiola, and Pauline Bartolone report on the community reaction to Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg’s proposal to spend $200 million of Measure U proceeds in underserved neighborhoods.

Courtesy Barbara Van Driel.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

February 20, 2019

Former FBI Special Agent Shares #MeToo Memoir 'It Never Happened'

Former FBI Special Agent Barbara Van Driel shares her #MeToo stories collected in a new memoir.

Courtesy Unifrance

Insight With Beth Ruyak

February 20, 2019

Sacramento French Film Fest Presents Cinematic Amuse-Bouches Of Short Films From 2019 César Awards

Sacramento French Film Festival Director Cécile Mouette Downs previews a program of short animated and live action films coming to the Crest Theatre this Saturday.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

February 19, 2019

Gov. Newsom Takes Softer Approach To Housing Compliance At Meeting With California Mayors

The California governor admitted Tuesday that suing the city of Huntington Beach was an aggressive start to getting California cities and counties to comply with state housing goals.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP / File

California Lawmakers Toy With Idea Of Replacing Sales Tax With A Carbon Tax

The idea is to place a tax on every item sold in the state based on how much carbon is emitted when it's made. Sen. Ben Allen introduced a study bill on this requiring the California Air Resources Board to report back to the legislature by 2021.

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