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Insight With Beth Ruyak

California's Largest Budget In History Reaches Final Steps To Completion

June 22, 2017

Lawmakers are set to finalize the largest budget in California’s history which will include major changes to the Earned Income Tax Credit, UC funding and other progressive priorities. Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler has more insight.

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California Legislature Approves $125 Billion Budget, The Largest To Date

June 16, 2017

The Legislature successfully passed a $125 billion budget for the fiscal year which progressive priorities pushed through. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler discusses how the money is being spent and where some of the controversy lies.

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With The Deadline For Legislation Here, Which Bills Passed, And Which Didn't?

June 2, 2017

Friday marks a key deadline for legislation to successfully exit its house of origin and move on to be voted on in the Assembly. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler reviews whether cap-and-trade, single-payer health care and other legislation lives.

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Calif. Democrats Grapple With The Rise Of The Berniecrats

May 25, 2017

The divide within the California Democratic Party between the liberal establishment and hardline progressive appears to be growing larger. State government reporter Ben Bradford has a report from the weekend’s contentious convention.

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UC Regents Commit To Audit Recommendations

May 19, 2017

The UC Board of Regents met on Thursday in San Francisco in the aftermath of a scathing audit, which claimed $175 million were kept in reserves. Capital Public Radio’s Ben Adler was at the meeting and has details.

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Brown Uses Fiscal Discipline For Revised Budget As "Big Cuts" Expected From Washington

May 12, 2017

State government reporter Ben Bradford recaps highlights of Gov. Jerry Brown's revised state budget where he expects major cuts to happen.

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Capitol Chat: Interview With Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon

May 4, 2017

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler spoke with California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon following calls to strip the University of California of its constitutional independence following a scathing audit.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

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Capitol Chat: Millions Undisclosed In UC Audit, Single-Payer Bill Passes First Hurdle

April 27, 2017

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler shares his report on the single-payer health care legislation and the state auditor's findings of undisclosed money from the University of California.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Bureau Chief Ben Adler Recaps His Week At Capitol Hill

April 21, 2017

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler recaps his week in Washington D.C. where he observed California's Congressional delegation.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

California's First Legal Challenge Against President Trump

April 14, 2017

The first legal challenge to Trump’s Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities begins on Friday. State government reporter Ben Bradford joins Insight from San Francisco for a preview of the case.

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