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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Time’s Running Out For These State Bills

August 16, 2018 |

The California state legislative session only has three weeks left, but lawmakers have yet to decide the fate of several important bills.

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Capitol Chat: DMV Under Scrutiny

August 9, 2018 |

State government reporter Ben Bradford reports on a failed call to audit the DMV.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: California Clashes With Trump Over EPA Emissions Standards

August 3, 2018 |

CapRadio's Ben Bradford tells us about the conflict between California lawmakers and the Trump administration over emissions standards.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Paying For Wildfires

July 26, 2018 |

Who should pay the billions of dollars in wildfire damages that occur every year in California? A hearing to assess that has begun and Ben Adler explains why it could become a political battle.

Bert Johnson / Capital Public Radio

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Ben Bradford On State Supreme Court Blocking Three Californias Plan

July 19, 2018 |

State Government Reporter Ben Bradford joins us to talk about the now-blocked measure to split California into three states and more in this week's Capitol Chat.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Politico's Jeremy White On Rent Control

July 13, 2018 |

Politico reporter Jeremy White joins Insight to to help us understand the controversial rent control ballot measure coming before California voters this November.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Soda Ban, Internet Privacy and Lead Paint

June 27, 2018 |

In this week’s early edition of Capitol Chat, Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler has updates on three ballot initiatives that may work themselves out before coming to a vote in the November election.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Rent Control And Net Neutrality

June 22, 2018 |

CapRadio’s Ben Adler joins us to talk about the battle behind the scenes on rent control as lawmakers and proponents tried to make deal to keep it off the ballot.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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Capitol Chat: Looking Ahead To November

June 14, 2018 |

CapRadio’s Ben Bradford explains what the California primaries mean for the upcoming midterm elections and why some political analysts might be getting ahead of themselves.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Recapping The Primaries And Previewing The State Budget

June 8, 2018 |

CapRadio’s Ben Adler joins us to talk about the early results of the California primary elections this week and what they mean for the November general elections. Then, he explains what we can expect from the California state budget.

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