September 23, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown had another busy week signing key legislation on education and the environment. LA Times' state government and politics reporter Melanie Mason talks about the governor's busy work week.
September 16, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown spent part of his week in Fresno, allocating hundreds of millions from the state’s cap and trade program to entities across the state. CapRadio's Ben Bradford has the full scoop on this and other bills in this week’s Capitol Chat.
September 9, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown signs landmark climate change legislation into law. How did it survive opposition and could it set a standard nationwide? Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler breaks down the climate bill and the remaining legislation on Brown's desk.
September 1, 2016
The Legislative session has come to an end and with it, the deadline for California lawmakers to try to pass hundreds of bills. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins Insight to let us know the fates of some of these major bills.
August 30, 2016
Farmworkers landed a decisive victory when the Assembly voted in favor of a bill that would expand overtime pay for farmers. With us Tuesday is Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler to talk about the implications of the bill passing.
August 25, 2016
With the legislative sessions coming to an end, our own state reporter Ben Bradford joins us for this week's Capitol Chat to talk about the bills that survived – and those that didn't.
August 18, 2016
For Thursday's Insight, the Political Junkie joins us in studio, we get an overview of what Politifact is and some current fact checks, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler updates us on local politics and we remember the late Bobby Hucherson.
August 18, 2016
A bill aimed at shedding light on drug costs has been shelved by its author. On Thursday's Capitol Chat, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains why Senator Ed Hernandez decided to stop moving SB 1010 through the Legislature.
August 11, 2016
With just a few week remaining in California's legislative session, many are asking about some of the major bills that will pass or fail. Today in Capitol Chat, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us to discuss what might survive the session.