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Environment

California Lawmakers Vow To Protect Federal Environmental Laws

February 23, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Fear that President Donald Trump’s administration could rollback key federal environmental laws, California state senate Democratic leaders have unveiled a package of environmental protection bills.

New And Improved Amtrak Station Opens In Sacramento

February 23, 2017 | Sally Schilling

A new and improved Sacramento Valley Amtrak station opened its doors today. Members of the public got an inside look at the renovations of the Sacramento Valley Station.

Brett K. Snow, Pool / AP Photo

Environment

Air Quality Advocates Worry EPA Waivers At Risk

February 23, 2017 | Steve Milne

California's ability to make its own air quality rules comes from waivers granted by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Some people are afraid those could be coming to an end. The EPA's new chief has not committed to continuing waivers.

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State Government

Hit That Snooze Button Again? Middle And High Schools Could See A Later Start Time

February 23, 2017 | Daniel Potter

Bleary-eyed teenagers shuffling to school barely after daybreak could become a thing of the past if a state lawmaker has his way. A new proposal would push back middle and high school start times to at least 8:30 a.m.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Congressional Town Halls And Dam Inspection

February 23, 2017

With federal lawmakers in recess, Congress members Tom McClintock and Doris Matsui made their way to the Sacramento region for town hall meetings with their constituents. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps both.