October 27, 2016
A record number of Californians registered to vote for the November election. CapRadio reporter Ben Bradford explains the last minute registration surge and the contentious ballot measures up for your vote this November.
October 14, 2016
Capital Public Radio’s Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us to discuss his latest report on Prop 55, the massive voter guide in your mailbox and the state of California’s beloved first dog.
October 6, 2016
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Attorney General Kamala challenged each other's ability in a televised debate before the November election. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler reviews the debate and touches on Sanchez's ... closing statement.
September 30, 2016
By the end of Friday, Gov. Jerry Brown will have signed or vetoed the 800 bills sitting on his desk. Capital Public Radio’s Ben Adler will explain how Brown's legislative actions will affect your life.
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.