Haley Byrd

Independent Journal Review

Guest

Haley Byrd is a congressional reporter at Independent Journal Review.

Haley Byrd on KCRW

The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

Press Play Special: Justice Kennedy’s retirement

The Supreme Court is about to get more conservative. Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring at the end of July. Although nominated by Ronald Reagan, he was the court’s swing vote.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

California’s vaccine rollout has been less than smooth.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro speaks with Left panelist David Dayen and Right panelist Megan McArdle about the next coronavirus relief package, policy proposals for helping American families, and an…

from Left, Right & Center

The history of cannabis in America is deeply intertwined with that of Black Americans.

from KCRW Features

On Monday, a judge blocked LA District Attorney George Gascón from enforcing one of his major promises: ending the use of prison sentencing enhancements in thousands of criminal cases.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Northridge’s long-time Skateland roller rink will reopen as a homeless shelter by November 2021, if all goes according to plan.

from Greater LA

Construction waste comprises almost a third of our landfills. That’s partly because the way we make buildings hasn’t changed much in more than a century.

from Greater LA

Even as in-person school instruction remains on hold, high school and other youth sports have the green light to resume in much of the state.

from KCRW Features

At a greenhouse in La Jolla, California, scientists are trying to harness the carbon-sucking power of plants to clean up the atmosphere.

from Greater LA

Cleaner, cheaper and more reliable. That’s what the town of Gonzales is hoping for energy-wise as it sets out to build the state’s first municipal microgrid.

from Zócalo's Connecting California