October 19, 2017
State government reporter Ben Bradford discusses recent bills signed and vetoed by Governor Brown, as well as the open letter signed by almost 150 women at the Capitol detailing a pervasive culture of sexual harassment and assault.
October 6, 2017
Gov. Jerry Brown continues to sign major legislation this week with the sanctuary state legislation put into law on Thursday. Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler has the details.
September 28, 2017
Ben Adler discusses where Governor Brown stands on the major legislation yet to be signed before the Oct. 15th deadline.
September 1, 2017
Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler reports live from the Assembly floor for an update on delays to a package of bills to address the statewide affordable housing crisis.
August 11, 2017
Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler dives deep into new housing legislation at the Capitol garnering serious controversy for this week's Capitol Chat.
August 4, 2017
The recent claim brought by two Butte County farmers against the state of California for the Oroville Spillway crisis raises the question: “How does one sue the state?” State Government Reporter Ben Adler explains in this week’s Capitol Chat.
July 27, 2017
In this week's Capitol Chat, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps Governor Jerry Brown's victory lap after passing landmark cap and trade legislation.
July 20, 2017
State government reporter Ben Bradford recaps a week of legislative action on California's "Cap and Trade" bill and addressing the affordable housing crisis.
July 14, 2017
In this week’s Capitol Chat, Ben Bradford takes a look at the massive cap-and-trade proposal set for a vote on Monday by the state Legislature.
June 22, 2017
Lawmakers are set to finalize the largest budget in California’s history which will include major changes to the Earned Income Tax Credit, UC funding and other progressive priorities. Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler has more insight.