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Health Care

How Strong Is This Edible? And Other Burning Questions About Legal Pot

September 19, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

The state's "Let's Talk Cannabis" campaign lays out health risks for teenagers, and for pregnant or nursing women.

Vanessa Nelson / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Short Supply Drives The Affordable Housing Crunch

September 19, 2017 | Cody Drabble

A big part of the affordable housing crisis is that the demand is so much greater than the supply. Bernadette Austin from UC Davis Center for Regional Change and Tyrone Buckley from Housing California discuss the impact of new housing laws on supply.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Legislative Session Recap

September 18, 2017 | Chris Remington

Ending early Saturday morning, the Legislature finished one of the most progressive and arguably successful sessions in California history. State Government Reporter Ben Bradford has analysis.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Hundreds Of Bills Await Governor's Pen As Calif. Legislature Adjourns

September 17, 2017 | Ben Bradford

The Legislature has adjourned for the year, after working into the early hours of Saturday morning. Lawmakers sent Gov. Brown bills on everything from a parks bond to pet stores, and they struck major housing, transportation and climate change deals.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Lawmakers Work Late Into The Night To Pass Housing Bills

September 15, 2017 | Chris Remington

Today marks the final opportunity for lawmakers to get their bills to the Governor for his signature. What survived and what’s on the chopping block? Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

In Search Of Electoral Relevance, California Considers Earlier Primary

September 14, 2017 | Ben Bradford

A measure in the California Legislature would move the state's presidential primary from June to March. It’s an effort to increase California’s relevance in primary season, but it could set off an arms race among states over which will vote earliest.

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