Sacramento Government Reporter
Some 1.58 million people call Sacramento County home and about a third live in the city of Sacramento. All count on local governments to provide public services, but agencies have a long history of inequitably distributing funding and resources. Politicians elected to represent their neighbors do not always act in ways that reflect interests of their diverse communities.
As CapRadio’s Sacramento Government Reporter, I focus on covering Sacramento City Hall and connecting policy decisions to people’s daily lives. I examine the extent to which local governments in the Sacramento metro area serve all of their diverse communities and report on how agencies can equitably improve people’s quality of life. I also highlight opportunities to and residents who actively shape our local politics.
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July 1, 2022
Here's a look at the key races in Sacramento County's 2022 primary election, including who will be moving to the November general election, and who won their seats outright.
June 30, 2022
A City Council member said the proposal can ensure safe walkways, but opponents say it further criminalizes homelessness.
Mayor Steinberg, north Sacramento leaders request independent investigation into council member’s residency
June 28, 2022
The letters follow reports that Council member Sean Loloee has lived in a million-dollar home in Granite Bay since he was sworn into office, instead of in District 2, a largely impoverished area he was elected to represent in 2020.
June 24, 2022
Demonstrators in downtown Sacramento expressed gratitude to live in California where abortion rights are protected and shared concerns for others.
June 15, 2022
The lone City Council member who voted against the budget requested data on how much each police program costs.
June 15, 2022
The proposal could have 24 multi-use fields, including a 2,000 seat field used to host major youth tournaments. It would also have locker rooms, meeting spaces and food facilities.
June 8, 2022
Sacramento County estimates it has reported less than half of votes in the sheriff’s race, a spokesperson said Wednesday.