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California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his annual state budget today, which exceeds $220 billion. He wants to devote a billion of that to helping the homeless.

Gov. Newsom’s budget focuses on homelessness

California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled his annual state budget today, which exceeds $220 billion. He wants to devote a billion of that to helping the homeless.

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Alex Villanueva declared victory on Friday over incumbent Jim McDonnell as LA County Sheriff.

How might Alex Villanueva reform the the LA County Sheriff’s Department?

Alex Villanueva declared victory on Friday over incumbent Jim McDonnell as LA County Sheriff.

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We continue to parse the meaning of the midterms. It looks like Californians will run the House -- Nancy Pelosi as Speaker and Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader.

California’s growing clout in Washington

We continue to parse the meaning of the midterms. It looks like Californians will run the House -- Nancy Pelosi as Speaker and Kevin McCarthy as Minority Leader.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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