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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Assembly Housing Chair Weighs In On Affordable Housing Package

September 5, 2017 | Cody Drabble

Assembly Housing Chair David Chiu joins Insight to discuss the package of bills aimed at addressing regional and statewide issues of affordability, inclusionary ordinances, and streamlining development.

Bill Seeking To Restrict Counties From Contracting Out Government Service Draws Strong Opposition

August 28, 2017 | Chris Nichols

Opposition is growing against a bill in the California Legislature that would add strict new requirements before any counties can contract out for government services.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Rendon Sworn In As 70th California Assembly Speaker

March 7, 2016 | Ben Adler

California has a new speaker of the state Assembly. Anthony Rendon took the oath of office Monday in a packed Assembly chamber. The Los Angeles County Democrat is the 70th person to hold what is arguably California's second most powerful office.

Rich Pedroncelli / AP

Outgoing Calif. Speaker Discusses Accomplishments, Regrets, And Vetoes

March 4, 2016 | Ben Bradford

California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will step down on Monday from the chamber's top job.

Karol Franks, flickr

State Government

Assembly Republicans Introduce Road Repair Plan

June 29, 2015 | Katie Orr

California lawmakers are turning their attention to fixing the state’s crumbling roads. Assembly Republicans threw their plan into the mix Monday.

Andrea Nixon, Capital Public Radio

State Government

Legislature Faces House Of Origin Deadline

June 1, 2015 | Katie Orr

The beginning of June is a busy time for the California Legislature. There’s the pending budget deadline. And the Senate and Assembly must each act on hundreds of bills by June 5.

Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio

State Government

Republicans Say California Legislature Needs Updating

March 12, 2015 | Katie Orr

Businesses often revamp their practices to operate more efficiently and Assembly Republicans say the California Legislature could take some lessons. They announced package of bills today intended to modernize the Legislature.

Arno Meintjes, flickr

State Government

California Considers Cracking Down On Ivory Sales

March 10, 2015 | Katie Orr

California lawmakers are weighing in on the illegal sale of ivory. A bill that passed an Assembly committee today that would tighten restrictions on ivory sales in the state.

Don McCullough, flickr

State Government

California Legislature Takes On Drones, Guns

August 26, 2014 | Katie Orr

The California legislature took on a variety of measures Tuesday as it works toward the end of its session.

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