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    Up Against the Ceiling: Meet The Women Serving in Office

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Women hold less than a third of state, county and city elected offices in California. We'll meet some of them in the first part of our series, Up Against the Ceiling: The Push for More Women in California Politics.

  • October 20th Is Last Day To Register To Vote

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Just like the procrastination that comes with filing taxes, voters are waiting until the last minute to register to vote. Monday is the last day for Californians to register for the November 4th election.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Supermajority Fight Shapes California Legislative Races

    Monday, October 20, 2014

    Republicans are trying to knock Democrats off their supermajority perch in the California Legislature this fall. To do so, they need to pick up at least one seat in the state Senate or two in the Assembly.

  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    Covered California Braces For New Open Enrollment Period

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    The new Open Enrollment period under the federal health care law starts in less than a month – and California’s health care exchange says it’s sending out renewal notices to its 1.1 million enrollees.

  • Rich Pedroncelli / AP

    California Has New Senate Leader

    Thursday, October 16, 2014

    California now has a new Senate President pro Tem. As Amy Quinton reports from Sacramento, Senator Kevin de Leon of Los Angeles was sworn in at a ceremony in his district Wednesday night.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    State Preps For Potential Spread Of Ebola

    Wednesday, October 15, 2014

    California has no confirmed or suspected cases of Ebola yet. But the state’s Department of Public Health says that while the risk of the virus spreading in California is very low, it wouldn’t be surprising if a case arises eventually.

  • California Voter Foundation

    Thousands Of Mail-In Ballots Going Uncounted

    Friday, October 10, 2014

    Every election in California brings a growing number of votes by mail. This November is expected to be no exception. But just because the ballots are returned doesn't mean they are counted.

  • Brown for Governor 2014

    Brown Runs Campaign Ad For Propositions

    Wednesday, October 08, 2014

    California Governor Jerry Brown has produced his first campaign ads of the season, but they’re not for his own reelection campaign.

  • Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

    Voters Will Decide Fate Of $7.5 Billion Water Bond

    Tuesday, October 07, 2014

    On November 4th, California voters will decide the fate of a $7.5 billion bond intended to improve the state’s water system. Proposition 1 is one of the most closely watched measures on the ballot. But it has divided some environmental groups.

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  • Capitol Chat: Debate

    Thursday, September 04, 2014

    Tonight, Gov. Jerry Brown and Neel Kashkari will face off in the only debate in this year's gubernatorial contest.

  • Capitol Chat: State Controller's Recount

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler checks in to talk about a new PPIC report and about the possible ramifications of John Pérez calling off his recount effort in the California State Controller race this week.

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