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State Government

California Senator Tony Mendoza Resigns After Sexual Harassment Investigation, But Says He'll Run For Re-Election

February 22, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

His resignation followed an outside investigation, which found that Mendoza likely engaged in "flirtatious or sexually suggestive" behavior with six different women, including former staffers and fellows. The allegations date back to 2007.

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State Government

Report: California Senator Tony Mendoza ‘More Likely Than Not’ Made Sexual Advances Toward Six Women

February 20, 2018 | Ben Adler

A summary of the Senate’s outside investigation comes after the chamber’s Rules Committee met in closed session to discuss Mendoza’s fate for the second weekday in a row.

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State Government

Window For Sexual Harassment Complaints Could Widen Under New Bills

January 18, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

New legislative efforts supporting the “Me Too” anti-harassment movement could change the reporting process for victims filing complaints.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Women In Calif. Politics Share What They'd Like To See Change

October 26, 2017 | Ben Bradford

Women in California politics, protesting sexual harassment and abuse at the Capitol, distrust the response from legislative leaders.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: #WeSaidEnough

October 19, 2017 | Chris Remington

State government reporter Ben Bradford discusses recent bills signed and vetoed by Governor Brown, as well as the open letter signed by almost 150 women at the Capitol detailing a pervasive culture of sexual harassment and assault.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Culture Of Sexual Harassment And Assault At The Capitol

October 19, 2017 | Chris Remington

Two women share their experiences of sexual harassment and assault at the California State Capitol.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Governor Brown Extends Cap And Trade Through 2030

July 27, 2017 | Chris Remington

In this week's Capitol Chat, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps Governor Jerry Brown's victory lap after passing landmark cap and trade legislation.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Drug-Related Bills

April 7, 2016

Two drug-related bills made it through the California legislature this week, including one specifically targeting those that sell fentanyl. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us live from session to explain.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

CSU Pay Dispute

March 30, 2016

Sac State Sociology professor and chair of the California Faculty Association bargaining team Kevin Wher joins Insight to talk about the pay dispute.

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