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Katie Orr

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Katie Orr is Politics and Government Reporter for KQED public radio. She formerly covered healthcare for Capital Public Radio.

Katie Orr on KCRW

The idea of a “town hall” is as old as colonial America.

Effective Opposition or Sour Grapes?

The idea of a “town hall” is as old as colonial America.

from The Mixer

As classes begin again in the public schools, it's the last year when California parents can opt out of vaccinating their children based on personal beliefs or religious convictions.

Anti-Vaxers Appeal to the Voters

As classes begin again in the public schools, it's the last year when California parents can opt out of vaccinating their children based on personal beliefs or religious convictions.

from Which Way, L.A.?

State lawmakers are trying to pass a bill that would make vaccinations mandatory in the state and they’re getting some serious pushback.

Parents Protest Vaccine Bill

State lawmakers are trying to pass a bill that would make vaccinations mandatory in the state and they’re getting some serious pushback.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

As of today, Gavin Newsom is running the country’s biggest state. How will he differ from Jerry Brown?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador has forged a special connection to Angelenos and Mexican-Americans.

from KCRW Features

Barring any unforeseen changes, there will be a new L.A. County Sheriff at the start of next week.

from The Mixer

Higher salaries, larger class sizes, more counselors, librarians and nurses.

from The Mixer

Immigrants are teaching Californians how to live healthier lives.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Thousands of young migrants descend on Northern California’s Emerald Triangle every year to trim marijuana plants.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has some advice for incoming California Gavin Newsom: don’t follow in the footsteps of Jerry Brown.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

If you’re looking for a New Year’s resolution that will really make a difference, consider swearing off the phrase “character of the community.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Gov. Gavin Newsom is pumping the brakes on California’s high speed rail project. Or is he?

from Design and Architecture