A weekly round-up of what's happening (or not happening) in California politics and state government with Insight host Beth Ruyak.
Insight Digital Special: Capitol Chat On Rent Control And A Move To Unionize Childcare Workers
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.
CapChat: Santa Anita Horse Deaths / Uber Pilots New Pricing / State Of The State
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.
Presidential Candidate Visits To CA And NV And The Individual Mandate
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.
Capitol Chat: State Refuses To Release Sexual Harassment Complaint Data Since January
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
Impeachment Inquiry Update & California Democratic State Endorsement Convention Preview
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?
The Week In California Politics: Gavin Newsom, PG&E, The CPUC And The Gig Economy
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.