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Judge Deems Gas Tax Repeal Ballot Language Misleading To Voters

September 21, 2017 | Drew Sandsor

A judge says the California attorney general's description of a ballot initiative to repeal the recently approved gas tax increase would be confusing to voters because it focuses on the loss of transportation funding rather than the repeal of taxes.

Department of Water Resources

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Delta Tunnels Project In Jeopardy

September 21, 2017 | Chris Remington

In a key vote Tuesday, Gov. Brown’s Delta Tunnels project faces a funding hurdle now that could kill the project. Sacramento Bee reporter Ryan Sabalow explains.

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State Government

California Sues To Stop Trump's Border Wall

September 20, 2017

The suit filed Wednesday argues that plans to begin construction in San Diego and Imperial counties could harm the state’s sensitive environmental resources.

State Government

Many Californians Considering Moving Due To Housing Costs

September 19, 2017 | Ben Adler

California housing costs are driving more than half of registered voters to consider moving and a quarter of them to look at leaving the state, according to a new U.C. Berkeley poll.

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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.

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

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

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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.

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