Jennifer Seibel Newsom at a Capitol press conference Monday announcing a suit over Trump administration's plan to cut family planning funds.

In summary

California opens a national Title X battle. Mandated treatment for severe mental illness works, where counties try it. A pension ruling for the status quo.

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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.