74 episodes

On each episode of Nation State of Play, we explore the political forces driving public policy across California. We dig deep on federal and state topics to find out what politicians are doing, and most interestingly—why they’re doing it. We explore these topics with political insiders, advocates, and policy-makers themselves to get below the headlines, and show you the true forces shaping our nation state.

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On each episode of Nation State of Play, we explore the political forces driving public policy across California. We dig deep on federal and state topics to find out what politicians are doing, and most interestingly—why they’re doing it. We explore these topics with political insiders, advocates, and policy-makers themselves to get below the headlines, and show you the true forces shaping our nation state.

    Ep. 250 - CalBroadBand | Janus Norman

    Ep. 250 - CalBroadBand | Janus Norman

    Janus Norman with CalBroadBand joins Bryan to discuss closing the access gap to broadband in California. 

    (Originally aired 31March23)
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    • 48 min
    Ep. 249 - Yolo County District Attorney | Jeff Reisig

    Ep. 249 - Yolo County District Attorney | Jeff Reisig

    Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig joins us to discuss his new study on the devastating impacts of zero bail. Read the full study and summary here.

    (Originally aired March 14, 23)
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    • 34 min
    Ep. 248 - International Medical Corps | Erica Tavares

    Ep. 248 - International Medical Corps | Erica Tavares

    Erica Tavares with International Medical Corps joins us to discuss critical gaps in California’s healthcare system, and how her organization is helping victims in both the Syria/Turkey earthquake as well as Ukraine.

    (Originally aired 22Feb23)
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    • 33 min
    Ep. 247 - Nicole Gill | Accountable Tech

    Ep. 247 - Nicole Gill | Accountable Tech

    Nicole Gill with Accountable Tech joins us to discuss how to stop hate speech on Twitter.

    (Originally aired Date 10Jan22)
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    • 36 min
    Ep 246 - Tiffany Muller - End Citizens United

    Ep 246 - Tiffany Muller - End Citizens United

    Tiffany Muller with End Citizens United returns to the show to discuss how democracy performed on the ballot in 2022, and what’s ahead for 2023. (Read the End Citizens United State Democracy Report Card )

    (Originally aired 10Jan23)
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    • 44 min
    Ep. 245 - Verogen | Brett Williams & Anne Marie Schubert

    Ep. 245 - Verogen | Brett Williams & Anne Marie Schubert

    Verogen CEO, Brett Williams and former District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert on how genetic technology is changing law enforcement. 

    (Originally aired: 03January22)
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    • 47 min

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