Alexei Koseff

CalMatters reporter covering Gov. Gavin Newsom, the legislature and California government

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Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Laphonza Butler to complete Senator Dianne Feinstein's term in the Senate. Will she run for the full term?

Laphonza Butler to fill Feinstein’s Senate seat. Will she seek full term?

Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Laphonza Butler to complete Senator Dianne Feinstein's term in the Senate. Will she run for the full term?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a new concealed carry bill this week, banning guns in public places. It’s a response to the latest California mass shootings.

How far can states go to restrict concealed carry laws?

Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled a new concealed carry bill this week, banning guns in public places. It’s a response to the latest California mass shootings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“There were charred trees, empty lots where nothing much was left other than crumpled metal, maybe some chimneys here and there, burned out cars.

In scorched Northern California, a town is hollowed out, evacuees are isolated, resources are strained

“There were charred trees, empty lots where nothing much was left other than crumpled metal, maybe some chimneys here and there, burned out cars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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