Gov. Gavin Newsom, who has made affordable housing a cornerstone of his administration, spent time with homeless people at Loaves & Fishes in Sacramento in February.

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Effort grows to abolish state tax board, legislature weighs new tax proposals, no-preference voters on the rise

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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.