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Environment

California Says No Decision On Trimming Delta Tunnels Plan

January 16, 2018

A revised plan posted on a state of California website suggests Gov. Jerry Brown is exploring a scaled-back version of the Delta Tunnels water project.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Too $hort Out, Gospel Choir In At #MeToo Era's First Big California Capitol Party

January 12, 2018 | Ben Adler

Hundreds of California lawmakers and Sacramento politicos partied hard Thursday night at the annual Tribal Bash. But this year, amid the #MeToo movement, organizers made some pretty big changes — even at the very last minute.

Sally Schilling/Capital Public Radio

State Government

A Bill To Expand Rent Control Fails To Pass Housing Committee

January 11, 2018 | Sally Schilling

A bill to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Act, which prohibits rent control on housing built after 1995, fell one vote shy of passing the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Once More, With Feeling: Brown Again Urges Fiscal Prudence In Final Budget Proposal

January 11, 2018 | Ben Adler

Gov. Jerry Brown begins his last year in office with California revenues gushing in by the billions. Yet with his trademark warnings of fiscal prudence, he once again sought to set an austere tone for the budget debate that will stretch into June.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Gov. Brown's Final Budget

January 11, 2018 | Chris Remington

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps Gov. Jerry Brown's final California budget proposal.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Brown To Release 16th And Final California Budget Wednesday

January 10, 2018 | Ben Adler

California Gov. Jerry Brown will release his proposed state budget Wednesday for the 16th and final time of his four terms in office, and it will paint a picture far prettier than when he took office seven years ago.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Lobbyist Paula Treat Shares Her #MeToo Story

January 9, 2018 | Chris Remington

Paula Treat is a longtime lobbyist in California but actually left for Nevada politics after consistent sexual harassment by a power player at the state capitol. She joins Insight to share her #MeToo story.

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