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Assembly Speaker Rendon keeps his crown

After a weekend of lobbying, jockeying and speculating, then a flurry of parliamentary maneuvers and a six-hour closed-door caucus meeting on Tuesday, California Assembly Democrats finally came to a decision about who ought to serve as speaker. The answer: The current speaker, Anthony Rendon. The announcement came not with a bang but a whimper: At […]

State Assembly Hot Races – Voter Guide 2022

Back Posting State Assembly Hot Races About CalMatters | Support this guide The primary election for the California Assembly will take place on June 7, 2022. Voters in each of the 80 districts will elect one Assemblymember to represent them. Loading the hot races for Assembly… Show All Districts District 12 The district From the […]

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Gimme Shelter Podcast: We have a package (with Assemblyman Brian Maienschein)

We have a housing package! It’s such big news, we’re breaking it into two mega-pods: This week dedicated to the politics behind the package, and next week to its crucial policy details. Matt and Liam discuss the late-night drama at the Capitol (6:50), Asm. Marc Levine as YIMBY heel (9:30), the broad political forces that […]

Insurance Commissioner – Voter Guide 2022

Posting Insurance Commissioner About CalMatters | Support this guide The State of California is seeking a top regulator for the insurance industry, including the home, auto and life markets. Qualifications: Can effectively manage the nearly 1,400 employees of the Department of Insurance Is willing to work on policies that most people don’t want to think […]