California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China today for a week-long trip focused on climate change. It's the governor's first trip back to China since he led a trade delegation in 2013. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford is traveling with Brown.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford
Governor Jerry Brown recently claimed California's economy - quote - "...is growing a hell of a lot faster" than the economy in Texas. Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols evaluates the claim.
On his first weekday in office yesterday (Monday), President Trump made good on a campaign promise by abandoning the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The trade pact negotiated by former President Obama involved 11 nations. As Julia Mitric reports from Sacramento, economic experts don't agree on what the move means for the state's farm industry.
From almonds to dairy products, California exports 20 percent of what it produces. Federal trade policy has a huge impact on state agricultural exports. In spite of many unknowns, one agriculture industry leader has an optimistic outlook about what a Trump administration would do on trade. Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric reports.
California Governor Jerry Brown met in Seattle with China's president this week to discuss the economy, the environment, and trade. Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr gets an update on how the California-China Trade Office is doing.
Along with Governor Jerry Browns state budget proposal, released on Friday, he reiterated his intention to save "some" money for future rainy days. KVCR's Rick Dulock has this story from Capital Public Radio.
California Governor Jerry Brown delivered his annual State of the State speech yesterday. It was brown's 14th address to the Legislature, which is a record. And, as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports, it had a familiar message.