March 17, 2017
What are the roadblocks facing Governor Brown’s High-Speed Rail project and how soon could we see autonomous vehicles on California roads? State Government Reporter Ben Bradford has these answers in this week’s Capitol Chat.
March 10, 2017
A conservative businessman has entered the growing field of contenders in California’s gubernatorial race. In this week’s Capitol Chat, Bureau Chief Ben Adler has insights on John Cox and the growing tensions in the Legislature.
March 3, 2017
Sen. Kamala Harris calls for Jeff Sessions to resign and state lawmakers can expect to have their private communications monitored. State Government Reporter Ben Bradford recaps this week in politics on Capitol Chat.
February 23, 2017
With federal lawmakers in recess, Congress members Tom McClintock and Doris Matsui made their way to the Sacramento region for town hall meetings with their constituents. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps both.
February 17, 2017
The federal government has approved federal funding for the storm disasters affecting California including the Oroville Dam. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains this and the Mexican delegation in town as part of this week’s Capitol Chat.
February 10, 2017
What role will California continue to play in the fight against climate change? Capital Public Radio’s Ben Bradford sat down with the former head of the EPA and has new climate change legislation to discuss.
February 3, 2017
Is California poised for a battle against the Trump administration on immigration? Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains fast-tracked legislation from Kevin de Leon plus other action around the Capital.
January 26, 2017
On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced executive actions on immigration that would reduce federal funding for sanctuary cities and begin to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler discusses the reactions.
January 13, 2017
In this week’s Capitol Chat, State Government Reporter Ben Bradford examines the newest emissions cheating scandal, the confirmation of new attorney general Xavier Becerra and the governor's state budget proposal.
January 6, 2017
Fighting Trump, Transportation and Affordable Housing are priorities for Assembly Leader Anthony Rendon. State government reporter Ben Bradford talks more about the California Legislature's return to session on Insight.