California Gov. Gavin Newsom devoted his entire 2020 State of the State address to issues around housing and homelessness.
CapRadio aired a special live broadcast of the speech with KQED, hosted by CapRadio's Beth Ruyak and KQED's Scott Shafer. Click play above to hear Newsom's full speech plus analysis from our reporters and Republican and Democratic strategists.
- Chris Nichols, CapRadio's PolitiFact California Reporter
- Scott Rodd, CapRadio State Government Reporter
- Marisa Lagos, correspondent for KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk
- Guy Marzorati, reporter for KQED’s California Politics and Government Desk
- Luis Alvarado, Republican Strategist
- Jodi Balma, Democratic Strategist
Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered his second State of the State address. The surprise was the speech was almost exclusively on one topic: homelessness and solutions to it.
The governor focused his speech on Wednesday on California’s homelessness crisis. Here are the key points.
Listen back to Gov. Gavin Newsom's 2020 State of the State address and read the full text of the speech annotated by CapRadio reporters.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered his 2020 State of the State address on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Watch a replay of the speech here.
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