As the new California Legislature prepares for the 2017 session, a number of Inland Empire Republicans have been appointed to minority leadership positions in the state Assembly. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
California Senate Democrats want to tackle unfinished business from last legislative session - including fixing the state's aging infrastructure and boosting affordable housing. As Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton reports, they released a $13 billion package of measures yesterday (Tuesday).
A newly-elected Inland Empire state legislator used her first day in office to address the bureaucratic delays preventing survivors of the December 2 San Bernardino terror attack from getting the workers' compensation benefits they're entitled to. KVCR's Ken Vincent has more.
The return of California lawmakers to the state Capitol after an election is typically a ceremonial and celebratory affair. Not this year. In their first meeting since the election, Democratic leaders yesterday (Monday) doubled down on their opposition to the Trump Administration, as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
The 2017-2018 California Legislature will be sworn in today in Sacramento. Then, after the swearing-in ceremony, legislators will depart the Capitol until after the first of the year. KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces this report from Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler.