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#WeSaidEnough Leaders Discuss Consequences For Lawmakers Who Harass

December 12, 2017 | Chris Remington

Two lawmakers have resigned and one has left from a key post following allegations of sexual harassment. #WeSaidEnough leaders Adama Iwu and Pamela Lopez update on the movement and where they hope it goes.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo

State Government

California Chief Justice Expects More Death Penalty Lawsuits

December 11, 2017 | Ben Bradford

In a roundtable with reporters, the top judge in California (and overseer of the courts) also discussed sexual harassment, immigration arrests and a vacancy on the state Supreme Court.

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Business

Pot Retailers Face Challenges As They Prep For California Marketplace

December 11, 2017 | Julia Mitric

Now that California has released applications for cannabis dispensaries, retailers are scrambling to get their ducks in a row so they can open their doors come January.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio / File

State Government

Stalled Bill To Help California Schools Fight Fake News To Be Revived

December 11, 2017 | Chris Nichols

Three bills aimed at fighting fake news stalled at the Capitol this past year. State Sen. Bill Dodd says he'll revive his media literacy bill in January.

Health Care

Universal Coverage Committee Looks To Other States' Single Payer Plans For Lessons

December 11, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

For their second public hearing, the California Assembly's committee on universal health coverage is pulling in a geographically diverse panel of experts, including Peter Shumlin - architect of Vermont's failed single payer plan.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Dababneh Resigns In Wake Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

December 8, 2017 | Ben Adler

California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh is resigning, just days after one woman accused him of sexual assault and another of sexual harassment.

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