Statehouse Reporter, Omaha World-Herald
Statehouse reporter for the Omaha World-Herald
All states have a safe haven law, aimed at providing a way for desperate new mothers to drop off their infants at a hospital without fear of prosecution for abandonment.
Oct. 17, 2008
from To the Point
The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.
from News Stories
Leafly Senior Editor David Downs talks about how Newsom has dealt with the burgeoning cannabis market, and whether pot will have a role to play when he’ll likely be on the 2022 ballot.
from KCRW Features
California’s recall makes sense, but the electoral system as a whole needs reform, according to columnist Joe Matthews.
from To the Point
If you live in California and care at all about a sudden change of leadership in this state, you’ll want to vote in the 2021 recall election.
from News Special Programming
Josh Barro, Tim Carney and David Dayen discuss President Biden’s vaccine mandates, early cuts and bargaining chips in the Democrats’ spending bill, and America’s post-Trump…
from Left, Right & Center
President Biden announced in May that the United States would ship 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to dozens of countries.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Josh Barro and Ken White discuss the unusual indictment of Michael Sussman and the unusual memo from Trump lawyer John Eastman about Mike Pence and Donald Trump.
from All the Presidents' Lawyers
Political leaders in LA are now turning to the race for LA’s next mayor and the candidates so far include Kevin de León, Joe Buscaino, Mike Feuer, and Jessica Lall.
from Greater LA
Governor Newsom’s focus on the negative during the recall campaign was a missed opportunity for California unification, suggests Joe Mathews.
from Zócalo's Connecting California