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Insight With Beth Ruyak

State Government Reporter Ben Bradford Recaps Gov. Brown's New Budget

January 11, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown announced a $122.2 billion budget for 2017. State government reporter Ben Bradford joins Insight to give a more detailed understanding of what to expect.

PolitiFact California

Is California's Economy 'Growing A Hell Of A Lot Faster' Than Texas?

December 19, 2016

Stoking their long-running feud, California Gov. Jerry Brown recently jabbed at former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, saying Golden State is "growing a hell of a lot faster than Texas.

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California Counts

Brown Hits Campaign Trail For Prop 57, Against Prop 53

November 2, 2016 | Ben Adler

Gov. Jerry Brown wants voters to change how California inmates serve their time behind bars and reject a ballot measure he argues would threaten needed infrastructure projects. But he faces opposition on both fronts ahead of Tuesday's election.

State Government

Brown Signs Nearly 90, Vetoes More Than 20 Measures Over The Weekend

September 24, 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill allowing for CPR training to become a high school graduation requirement and vetoed a bill that would have added a diaper benefit for families who receive welfare.

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California's Pension Crisis

Why The Dot-Com Bubble Is Key To Understanding California’s Growing Public Employee Pension Debt

September 19, 2016

The mounting debt California faces in covering public employees' pensions can be traced back to the dot-com bubble in the late 1990s — when the state chose to make these benefits a lot more generous. That decision proved to have lasting implications.

Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

State Government

Brown Signs Farmworker Overtime Bill

September 12, 2016 | Ben Adler

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that allows California farm workers to earn overtime pay in the same way non-farm workers do. The measure drew fierce debate in the Legislature.

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Obama Visits Lake Tahoe, Vows To Return

August 31, 2016

President Barack Obama called Lake Tahoe a pristine environment that must be protected. Obama spoke before a crowd of 7,000 at the Annual Lake Tahoe Summit Wednesday. It was the president’s first trip to what he called a “spectacular” lake.

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