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Max Pringle has been a public radio and print reporter for more than a decade. He’s covered national, state and local politics for Pacifica’s KPFA Radio and has been a contributor to public radio outlets KQED and KALW. His work has also appeared in the East Bay Express, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, the Sacramento News and Review, Deutsche Welle and Radio France International. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Max was bitten by the news bug while working on his high school newspaper and hasn’t recovered since. Max is pleased to be covering the state capital and privileged to provide a window on the state government.
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August 29, 2014
California's Senate passed a bill that would require public institutions of higher education to adopt procedures to prevent campus sexual assault and domestic violence, and to assist victims.
A bill that would require toy guns to be painted with markings to show they are fake has passed the state legislature.
August 28, 2014
Governor Jerry Brown praised former Assembly Speaker John Pérez and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg in the California legislature Thursday as they end their terms in office this week.
August 27, 2014
A California bill that would allow family members to ask a court to confiscate the guns of someone who could be dangerous has passed the state Senate.
August 26, 2014
A California state auditor’s report says that between 2008-2012, state agencies over-paid nearly 200,000 hours of unearned leave to employees. The erroneous payments cost the state more than $6 million.
August 22, 2014
Measures that would create tougher campaign finance disclosure laws are heading to the governor's desk.
The California legislature Friday advanced dozens of bills as it prepares to head into its final week of session for the year.
August 21, 2014
Bills dealing with sexually exploited minors and vehicle license fees for bike trails advanced in the legislature Thursday.
August 20, 2014
The California Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would require the state’s major airports to provide private breastfeeding areas.
August 19, 2014
California is negotiating an incentive package to lure Tesla Motor’s planned electric car battery manufacturing plant in the state.