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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Bee Reporter Jeremy White Ends Three Years Of Political Reporting

December 9, 2016

Jeremy White will finish his third year of political reporting for the Sacramento Bee for a foreign correspondent position in Cambodia. He talks about some of his favorite moments and the start of the new legislative session.

AP Photo / Eric Risberg

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Proposition 66 Passed -- Now What For Jerry Brown?

December 8, 2016

California voters passed Proposition 66, which would expedite the death penalty in the state. However, Gov. Jerry Brown has publicly expressed opposition to it for years and is now caught in a difficult place.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

PolitiFact California Revisits Mike Pence Claims On Conversion Therapy

December 7, 2016

PolitiFact California Reporter Chris Nichols revisits a fact check conducted in July on Mike Pence and conversion therapy. The rating has been updated based on new research. Nichols explains the reason behind the change in ruling.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

McGeorge Law Professor Gives Insight On Possible Pro-Life Changes With Trump Presidency

December 7, 2016

How might reproductive rights change under a Trump Administration? McGeorge Law Professor Leslie Jacobs talks about what could happen with the President-Elect's promise to fill Antonin Scalia's seat with a conservative pro-life justice.

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Capitol Roundup: Early Spending Proposals From Senate, Assembly Dems

December 6, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California Senate Democrats want to tackle unfinished business from last legislative session – including fixing the state’s aging infrastructure and boosting affordable housing. Meanwhile, Assembly Democrats are setting their budget priorities.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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Rookie Lawmakers Get Crash Course On First Day Of Session

December 6, 2016 | Ben Adler

It was a little like the first day of school for the newly-inaugurated members of the California Legislature Monday.

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