February 6, 2020
On this week’s Capitol Chat: an initiative to expand rent control in California has qualified for the November ballot, and childcare providers in California rallied at the Capitol and are mobilizing to unionize.
January 23, 2020
There have been more horse deaths at Santa Anita Park, five just since December 28, 2019. Uber is piloting a new pricing program allowing drivers to set rates at three airports. And we wait for the State of the State to be scheduled.
December 12, 2019
As the primaries approach, candidate visits to the Western US continue. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was just in California and Sen. Elizabeth Warren was in Reno. And we talk about the coming of the state’s individual mandate.
December 5, 2019
The California Legislature has refused CapRadio’s public records request for data on sexual harassment complaints, from January to the present. CapRadio’s Ben Adler shares his latest reporting and what this could mean for how accusations are handled
November 14, 2019
California Democrats head to Southern California this weekend for their endorsing convention. One question CapRadio’s Ben Adler will be asking is: Is California less important for candidates running for president than it was just a few months ago?
October 31, 2019
CapRadio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler talks about the week in California politics from Gov. Newsom’s high profile spat with PG&E to why PUC commissioners have fixed terms, plus a legislative update on AB 5, the high profile gig worker bill.
October 14, 2019
We’ll get an update from CapRadio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler about end-of-session bill signings, as well as a round up of the governor’s reactions to PG&E’s power shut offs.
October 3, 2019
CapRadio’s Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler talks about California presidential polls, how California’s top officials are maintaining the “State of Resistance” against the Trump administration and a round up of news from the State Capitol.
June 6, 2019
It’s budget crunch time in the State Capitol. That’s because the state budget has to finalized no later than midnight on June 15. We’ll have Capitol Bureau chief Ben Adler to tell us where things stand.
May 30, 2019
The California Assembly has struck a deal on a use of force bill, and Ben Adler is here to discuss. We'll also preview this weekend’s California Democratic Party Convention in San Francisco.