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Jun 4, 2021

June is Pride Month…and on this episode, State Senate Leader Toni G. Atkins shares her enthusiasm about Pride 2021, reflects on her memories of past Pride celebrations, and talks about her coming-of-age and ‘coming out’ experiences as a young college student in conservative Virginia in the early 80’s.


May 27, 2021

California's Senate Majority Leader Robert Hertzberg uses the movie "The Princess Bride" as a metaphor for explaining how Californians are not always handed the perfect tools for dealing with the state's challenges, including housing, homelessness and drought, but "..we have to use what we got, and figure it out."


May 17, 2021

Senator Bob Wieckowski reminds us that CA ranks third to last in bottle recycling redemption rates among bottle deposit states, and he discusses his ongoing effort to transform our state's broken bottle recycling system with SB 38, which would make CA's bottle recycling process more consumer-friendly.

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May 5, 2021

State Senator Susan Eggman of Stockton has found a heart for the art of baking bread, and loves to share her homemade loaves with legislative colleagues and friends! On this episode, Senator Eggman, a trained hospice social worker, also talks about life, and death, and reminds us that, even as with baking...

Apr 21, 2021

Freshman State Senator Dave Cortese is following the path of his father, former Assemblyman Dominic Cortese, in becoming a Silicon Valley lawmaker, but he has his own, unique legislative priorities and goals for navigating a 21st century California.

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