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Is Governor Brown Doing Enough For The Poor?


Gov. Jerry Brown has been criticized for the state’s high poverty rate, and for ignoring Central California’s struggling families. But the governor pushed back against critics in his State of the State address last week, touting the state’s increased minimum wage, Cal Grants and paid sick leave.

Sammy Nuñez is the executive director of Fathers and Families of San Joaquin and represents people struggling with poverty in Stockton. He joins Insight to explain whether he thinks the programs the governor mentioned are enough to help the families he represents in the Central Valley. 

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