Capital Public Radio provides provides anchored coverage of California Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.
The show is hosted by Beth Ruyak in Sacramento with CPRN Bureau Chief Ben Adler at the State Capitol featuring reaction and analysis from lawmakers and regular people from around California.
Other guests include: Democratic strategist Robin Swanson, Republican strategist Mike Madrid, Assembly Minority Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley) Senate Budget Committee Chair Holly Mitchell (D-Los Angeles).
Gov. Jerry Brown said the words "science, facts and the truth" about a dozen times during his State of the State address where he pledged to defend health care and immigration rights.
Instead of advocating for fiscal restraint and a few new state policies, the governor used the annual speech Tuesday to lay out a broader vision of California’s role during a Donald Trump presidency.
Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler and PolitiFact California reporter Chris Nichols fact-check Governor Brown's State of the State address and talk about his tone.
UPDATE 10:50 p.m.: Just days after Donald Trump’s inaugural address, a very different politician is laying out a very different political agenda.
In his State of the State Address, Gov. Jerry Brown says immigrants are an integral part of California. He also says "27 percent" of Californians or "almost 11 million were born in a foreign land." We decided to fact-check Brown on those numbers.
CapRadio, PolitiFact California, KQED and KPCC reporters annotated Gov. Jerry Brown's State of the State speech.
Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his State of the State Address to Californians Tuesday. What’s his outlook for California this year and will he position the state against Washington’s conservative policies? Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler has a preview.
Gov. Jerry Brown lays out his State of the State Tuesday. A diverse group of Californians across the political spectrum discuss what they would like to hear from the governor in his speech.