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Mining Company Agrees To Protect Sage Grouse Habitat In Nevada

August 30, 2016

(AP) -- Newmont Mining Corp. has reached an agreement with the U.S. government and the state of Nevada to protect some of the most critical sage grouse habitat in the West in exchange for assurances it will be able to develop other public lands.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Capitol Roundup: Diapers, Janitors And Drones

August 30, 2016 | Ben Adler | Ben Bradford

California lawmakers are churning through more than a hundred bills during today's penultimate day of the two-year legislative session as they work to meet tomorrow’s midnight deadline.

Ed Andrieski / AP File

How Has Legalizing Marijuana Changed Policing in Washington?

August 30, 2016

Washington and Colorado paved the way for making recreational pot legal back in 2012. Since then marijuana arrests have plunged in Washington. So what is the effect of legalizing marijuana on policing?

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Assembly Passes Farmworkers Overtime Bill In 44-32 Vote

August 30, 2016

Farmworkers landed a decisive victory when the Assembly voted in favor of a bill that would expand overtime pay for farmers. With us Tuesday is Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler to talk about the implications of the bill passing.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

CapRadio Reporter Julia Mitric Shares Experience Reporting On California Farmworkers

August 30, 2016

CapRadio food and sustainability reporter Julia Mitric has spent time following California farmworkers in their daily workflow. She joins Insight to talk about her feature story examining how expanded farmworker overtime would help with production.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Crocker Art Museum Concludes End Of "Adult Summer CAMP!" Series Sept. 1

August 30, 2016

The Crocker Art Museum will conclude its "Adult Summer CAMP!" series Thursday with. With us to talk about the end is historian and film lover Jacob Greenberg. He'll go over the community's reaction to the summer-long series.

Capitol Roundup: More From A Busy Day In Sacramento

August 29, 2016 | Ben Adler

From a voting system overhaul to double pay on Thanksgiving, California lawmakers debated hundreds of bills Monday ahead of the Wednesday's final day of the two-year legislative session. Governor Jerry Brown got in on the bill action as well.

Julia Mitric / Capital Public Radio

Farm Workers Overtime Bill Might Not Add Up To Bigger Paychecks

August 29, 2016 | Julia Mitric

California farm workers could soon be eligible for overtime the way most laborers are: if they work more than eight hours in a day or more than 40 hours in a week.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Farmworker OT Bill Passes Legislature After Heated Debate

August 29, 2016 | Ben Adler

The California Assembly has narrowly passed an unprecedented measure that would allow farm workers to earn overtime pay after working eight hours a day or 40 hours a week.

Seth Perlman / AP

Gun Violence Research Center Coming To UC Davis' Sacramento Campus

August 29, 2016

University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Monday her intent to establish the University of California Firearm Violence Research Center at UC Davis’ Sacramento campus.

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Fewer Inmates Being Returned To California Prisons Than Ever Before

August 29, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

Fewer inmates are being returned to prisons than ever before and the return-to-prison rate has dropped for the fifth straight year.

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