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Oct 10, 2019

Governor Newsom has just signed Senator Bob Wieckowski's bill that would jump-start construction for ADUs in California. In this episode from earlier this summer, Senator Wieckowski discusses ADUs as 'informal housing,' with UCLA Professor Vinit Mukhija.

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Oct 8, 2019

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019, is the 2nd anniversary of the North Bay Fires in Northern California. State Senator Bill Dodd & Napa County Fire Chief Geoff Belyea discuss their own memories of the devastating blazes of October, 2017, lessons learned and policies changed in the wake of the fires...and praise for the resilience...


Sep 23, 2019

Senator Jim Beall and Anthony Portantino, co-authors of SB 5, discuss plans for renewing a state & local government partnership to fund and build affordable housing in California.

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Sep 10, 2019

Senator Durazo and Mr. Coleman discuss the legislative efforts to further expand Medi-Cal coverage for all Californians (regardless of immigration status), including low-income, undocumented seniors.

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Sep 4, 2019

One of California's newest state senators, Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), talks about her love of family - and baseball(!), a career in tech...and being 'battle-tested' as a local government leader for her future as a policy advocate in the state legislature.

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