The battle over the California budget is intensifying ahead of Gov. Newsom’s May revision with a surplus as large as $68 billion.
Imminent labor negotiations at ports in California and along the West Coast could either improve or worsen the supply chain crisis.
The latest awards for CalMatters journalists from the Sacramento Press Club show the ability to trudge past a lack of access to bring the public essential information and unique human stories.
A key advocate left the PG&E wildfire victims fund after he was embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal at Sonoma State University.
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CalMatters is dedicated to explaining how state government impacts our lives. Your support helps us produce journalism that makes a difference. Donate now. Today, as millions of Californians rush to file their tax returns and apply for tax credits, state lawmakers are returning to Sacramento from an 11-day spring recess — and preparing to resume negotiations over […]
CalMatters is dedicated to explaining how state government impacts our lives. Your support helps us produce journalism that makes a difference. Donate now. Good morning, California. It’s Monday, April 11. This is political reporter Ben Christopher filling in for Emily Hoeven, who will be back with you Tuesday. Timing is everything. Since the early months of the […]
Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis signed an eviction protection measure, becoming the first woman in California history to sign a bill into law.
The first-in-the-nation California reparations commission votes to limit payments largely to descendants of slaves.
CalMatters is dedicated to explaining how state government impacts our lives. Your support helps us produce journalism that makes a difference. Donate now. On the surface, California’s economic recovery from the pandemic is looking rosier and rosier — but underneath, worker discontent is brewing. Today, nursing home workers are scheduled to hold events across the state — […]