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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Smoking Age Legislation Update

March 11, 2016

Capital Public Radio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler has been following this legislation to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21. He joins Insight for this week’s Capitol Chat to explain what happens next.

State Government

California Lawmakers Back Smoking Age Of 21

March 10, 2016 | Ben Adler

A year-long battle over a package of six anti-tobacco bills now moves from the California Legislature to Gov. Jerry Brown. The Senate approved the measures Thursday on mostly party line votes after they won Assembly passage last week.

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.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

State Government

California Signs Clean Energy Accord With 16 Other States

February 16, 2016 | Amy Quinton

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bipartisan accord with 16 other governors to expand clean energy options.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: High Speed Rail, Brown And Sentencing Reforms

January 29, 2016

On Capitol Chat, Capitol reporter Ben Bradford explains the latest development for California’s bullet train. We’ll also hear about Gov. Jerry Brown’s sentencing reform ballot measure along with some of the other big bills being heard this week.

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