Capitol Chat: Funding For Higher Ed And A Potential Showdown With The EPA Thursday, April 5, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Hundreds of red-shirted CSU students and faculty gathered at the Capitol to call for more state funding.Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio Students and faculty rallied yesterday for increased funding for higher education in California, but the most interesting thing is what lawmakers aren't saying. Capitol Bureau reporter Ben Bradford joins Beth Ruyak for our weekly Capitol Chat discussion. We'll hear more about possible funding for the California State University system and why Gov. Jerry Brown doesn't want to budge from what he's already committed. We'll also learn why California is in a unique position as the Trump administration attempts to roll back Obama-era fuel efficiency targets for cars and trucks.