Carla Marinucci

Politico reporter covering California politics

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California Playbook reporter for Politico; former senior political reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

Carla Marinucci on KCRW

Governor Gavin Newsom mainly focused on the coronavirus pandemic during his annual State of the State address on Tuesday night, which he delivered at a nearly empty Dodger Stadium.

With State of the State, Gov. Newsom lays groundwork for reelection as recall mounts amid pandemic

Governor Gavin Newsom mainly focused on the coronavirus pandemic during his annual State of the State address on Tuesday night, which he delivered at a nearly empty Dodger Stadium.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots.

Pandemic creates perfect storm that fuels recall effort against Gov. Newsom, says political reporter

Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s husband was charged this week after pulling a gun on Black Lives Matter protesters in March.

LA district attorney’s husband pulls gun on BLM activists. California attorney general charges him

LA District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s husband was charged this week after pulling a gun on Black Lives Matter protesters in March.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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With the Tokyo Olympics opening this Friday, about 60 new COVID-19 cases have been reported, including among U.S. athletes Kara Eaker, Coco Gauff, and Katie Lou Samuelson.

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The UC Board of Regents approved increasing tuition and fees by 4.2% for new undergraduates starting fall 2022.

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The federal government is set to roll out new child tax credit payments as part of President Biden’s American Rescue Plan.

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Steve Scalise, the second highest ranking Republican in the House, got vaccinated against COVID on Sunday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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