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State Government

Governor, Democratic Leaders Reach Agreement On Major Pieces Of Housing Deal

August 28, 2017 | Ben Adler

Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats have reached a housing deal at the state Capitol that includes a $4 billion bond, a new fee on real estate transaction documents, and several efforts to streamline new development projects.

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State Government

Change Possibly Coming To Crosswalk Signal Rules

August 21, 2017 | Daniel Potter

California lawmakers could soon tweak a rule that’s surprising to many people who use crosswalks.

State Government

California Assembly Leaders Face Rebellions From Party Grassroots

August 14, 2017 | Ben Adler

The Democratic and Republican leaders of the California Assembly are both facing revolts from party activists after their actions on high-profile issues infuriated grassroots liberals and conservatives.

State Government

More Freedom Behind Bars

August 9, 2017 | Sally Schilling

California prisons are testing a new rule for lifers.

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State Government

California's Marijuana Regulation Agency Has A New Name

August 8, 2017 | Julia Mitric

California's lead agency for marijuana regulation has gone by many names. The Bureau of Cannabis Control is the latest. The change reflects a wider trend away from the term "marijuana" in favor of "cannabis."

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State Government

$1 Billion Worth Of Claims For Oroville Dam Damages Filed With The State Of California

August 4, 2017 | Ben Adler

One week before the deadline to formally seek payment from the state of California for damages stemming from the Oroville Dam’s spillway failure this year, the state has received 93 claims worth a combined $1.1 billion.

State Government

Bill Would Allow Third Gender On Birth Certificates, Driver's Licenses

April 5, 2017 | Ja'Nel Johnson

The Gender Recognition Act would allow people to identify as "non-binary."

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Political Junkie Goes West

December 5, 2016

The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight host Beth Ruyak for our signature segment.

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State Government

Capitol Roundup: Diapers, Janitors And Drones

August 30, 2016 | Ben Adler | Ben Bradford

California lawmakers are churning through more than a hundred bills during today's penultimate day of the two-year legislative session as they work to meet tomorrow’s midnight deadline.

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