Capitol Bureau Chief
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.
December 8, 2016 | Ben Bradford
California's top pollution regulator says her agency is not changing its approach to climate change and air regulation due to the election of Donald Trump and his nominee for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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.
December 7, 2016 | Chris Nichols
Democratic state lawmakers in Sacramento have introduced the California Values Act, a bill to further limit state and local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration officers.
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.
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.
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.
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.