Robbie Hunter, head of the State Building and Construction Trades Council, at his headquarters in Sacramento, September 2018.

In summary

Democrats for repealing the gas tax get harsh words from a union, a startup makes a big donation, police shootings, a #MeToo suit, housing and a pro and con on Proposition 5.

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.