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What You May Have Missed In Gov. Newsom's State Of The State

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

A program for Gavin Newsom's first State of the State address.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

California Gov. Gavin Newsom laid out his priorities for 2019 in his first State of the State address Tuesday. While a lot of attention went to Newsom's calls to scale back the state's bullet train and water tunnels plans — big projects backed by former Gov. Jerry Brown — the governor tackled a lot in the 40-minute speech.

CapRadio environment reporter Ezra Romero explains one proposal to levy a tax to help pay for drinking water in communities that still don’t have an adequate supply. Health care reporter Sammy Caiola weighs in on the master plan for California’s aging population. PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols evaluates statements on immigration.

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