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    Roller Coaster Ride Continues For California Economy

    Friday, November 21, 2014

    California’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.3 percent in October, despite the state adding more than 40,000 jobs. But the state also revised its September job loss down even further.

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    California Senate Laying Off 40, Citing Budget Woes

    Friday, November 21, 2014

    Capitol sources tell Capital Public Radio that budget problems are forcing the layoffs of 40 state Senate employees and an across-the-board health care premium increase. Otherwise, the Senate would be unable to meet payroll next year.

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    UC Students Caught In Middle Of Tuition Battle

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    The University of California Board of Regents is set to debate a proposed tuition increase Wednesday. UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan would raise tuition by five percent for the next five years – unless the state increases the UC's funding.

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    UC Tuition Increase Proposal Moves Forward

    Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown, a UC Board of Regents committee has approved President Janet Napolitano’s proposal to raise tuition 5 percent in each of the next five school years – unless the state increases UC funding.

  • Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

    Advocates Want Art Incorporated Into Common Core

    Monday, November 17, 2014

    Using art to teach a student math may sound odd, but a group of educators says it can and should be done. And they’re using a change in how California students are taught as a chance to spread their message.

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    Inmates Being Released Under Prop 47

    Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    It’s been just over a week since California voters went to the polls, and one proposition is already having an effect.

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    High Speed Rail Thinking About Bikes

    Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    Bikes and trains may seem like opposite forms of transportation, but they’re coming together in California’s High Speed Rail project.

  • California Solar Farms Spur Job Growth

    Monday, November 10, 2014

    A new report from UC Berkeley shows California leading the nation in the use of solar energy in the last five years. Most of the increase is in the construction of solar-farms.

  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    UC, Defying Brown, Calls For Tuition Increases

    Thursday, November 06, 2014

    University of California President Janet Napolitano is proposing five consecutive years of five percent tuition increases – unless Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers give the UC more money in the state budget..

  • Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

    Brown Promises Both Fiscal Restraint And New Projects

    Wednesday, November 05, 2014

    California Gov. Jerry Brown acknowledges there’s a paradox in his platform of fiscal restraint combined with big projects like the Delta tunnels and high-speed rail. He says striking a balance will be key to his unprecedented fourth term.

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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.

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