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Jan 20, 2023

Our first TTC episode of 2023 features Senator Lena Gonzalez, of Long Beach, the Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee and the NEW Vice-Chair of the Latino Legislative Caucus, sharing her legislative priorities for the new session, Latino Caucus priorities, taking on the fossil fuel industry...and...


Dec 20, 2022

In her first few weeks after being sworn in as Sacramento's new state senator, Freshman lawmaker Angelique Ashby discusses the historic diversity in the new class of 2023 legislators, and how her own experiences as a young, single mother and a long-time, local elected official, have framed her public policy...


Nov 28, 2022

State Senate Majority Leader Emeritus (and former Assembly Speaker) Robert Hertzberg is leaving the legislature this week, and in this episode, he looks back on his career in both the public and private sector, his perspective on the future of California...and his pride in always having the 'guts and the gumption' to do...


Nov 16, 2022

As the legislature prepares to convene its 2023-2024 session, Senator John Laird talks about climate change laws and policies in the Senate, his planned visit to COP 27 in Egypt, keeping the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant in operation...and plans to harness wind power off of California's coast.

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Oct 11, 2022

Senator Bob Wieckowski is leaving the legislature after 12 years in the Assembly & Senate, and he reflects on his early career as a congressional staffer, his policy passion for conservation, the environment & helping consumers, and looking ahead to this 'new chapter' of his life & career...

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