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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Previewing Brown's Budget Proposal

January 7, 2016

California Governor Jerry Brown is planning to release his proposed spending plan for the next fiscal year Thursday morning. CapRadio’s Ben Adler Joins Insight from the floor of the California Senate to preview the governor’s spending plan.

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State Government

Right-To-Die Law Faces Delays, Challenges

October 19, 2015 | Katie Orr

Supporters celebrated when a bill allowing for physician-assisted suicide in California was signed into law. But the tactics used to pass the law will likely delay its implementation.

State Government

Brown Signs Labor Agreements

September 22, 2015 | Katie Orr

Governor Jerry Brown has signed off an agreement with two of California’s labor unions.

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State Government

Brown Signs Child Seat Bill

September 21, 2015 | Katie Orr

California children under the age of 2 will now be required to ride in rear-facing child seats. That was one of several bills signed into law today by Gov. Jerry Brown.

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State Government

Bill Seeks To Combat Antibiotic Resistance Through Livestock

September 16, 2015 | Katie Orr

A bill awaiting action by California Governor Jerry Brown is designed to protect humans by managing the treatment of livestock.

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State Government

Lawmaker Wants State To Take Closer Look At Nail Salons

August 20, 2015 | Katie Orr

There are more than 8,000 nail salons in California. And a state lawmaker announced a new effort Thursday to take a closer look at them.

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State Government

Brown Says Transportation Deal Will Get Done

August 19, 2015 | Katie Orr

Governor Jerry Brown says it’s obvious California’s crumbling roads must be repaired. Today he said he and the Legislature would come up with a plan. But he’s not sure what that plan will be.

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State Government

Renewed Effort To Pass Right-To-Die Legislation

August 18, 2015 | Katie Orr

The stage has been set for more emotional debate surrounding physician-assisted suicide in California. Democratic lawmakers announced today they’ve reintroduced a bill that would allow the practice in the state.

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