Executive director of the California Budget & Policy Center (formerly the California Budget Project), a nonprofit that analyses how state fiscal policy affects low and middle income communities
State Senators and Assembly members are prepared to pass a budget by midnight tonight. If it gets any later, they won't get paid . But that won't mean the process is over.
Jun. 15, 2015from Which Way, L.A.?
May. 15, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
President Trump will attend a fundraiser in Beverly Hills for his re-election campaign today. Just entering the event costs at least $15,000.
Apr. 5from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The trees at the Ellwood Mesa preserve have been dying off, and the California Monarchs are following suit.
Apr. 12from The 805
California has over 500,000 green jobs, with tens of thousands coming directly from state initiatives.
Apr. 23from KCRW Features
A lot of the migrants trying to cross the border come from El Salvador. California Governor Gavin Newsom is there this week to understand the migrant crisis.
Apr. 8from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Los Angeles loves to honor its community members.
Apr. 22from KCRW Features
Two people say their work in Colorado’s legal cannabis industry cost them their chances for American citizenship.
Apr. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
John Muir, who’s known as the father of National Parks, was a key player in the efforts to preserve what is now Yosemite.
Apr. 12from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Attorney General William Barr has unilaterally moved to keep some asylum seekers in jail indefinitely while their claims are processed.
Apr. 17from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
After the memorial, a procession carrying Nipsey Hussle's casket will travel through the city, giving mourners an opportunity to say goodbye.
Apr. 11from News Stories