Scott Rodd

State government reporter, Capital Public Radio

State government reporter at Capital Public Radio

Scott Rodd on KCRW

State and federal lawmakers plan to introduce legislation and hold at least one oversight hearing in response to Dangerous Air, an investigation that showed smoke from western…

'Dangerous Air' investigation prompts lawmakers to call for new worker protections, fire prevention investments

State and federal lawmakers plan to introduce legislation and hold at least one oversight hearing in response to Dangerous Air, an investigation that showed smoke from western…

from KCRW Features

The Northern California-based Dixie Fire became the second largest wildfire in state history over the weekend.

Dixie Fire becomes California’s second largest wildfire ever, spanning across 4 counties

The Northern California-based Dixie Fire became the second largest wildfire in state history over the weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The last-minute change would more than double what’s in the current budget deal.

Governor, lawmakers add $500 million to wildfire prevention budget, following CapRadio, NPR California Newsroom investigation

The last-minute change would more than double what’s in the current budget deal.

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SoCal Congressman Adam Schiff says he’s returned from Ukraine with a deeper understanding of the unfolding humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.

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Panelists discuss what might have motivated the recent shooting in Buffalo, NY. They also analyze “the Great Replacement Theory” and Trump’s hold on the GOP.

from Left, Right & Center

Los Angeles mayoral candidates Karen Bass and Rick Caruso launch TV and internet ad blitz to emerge as frontrunners in the mayoral race.

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Join us as candidates running for the Los Angeles Mayoral race debate the issue of homelessness, live on KCRW. Come back on May 20th at 6 p.m. to watch the livestream.

Panelists discuss who should make the rules about masking, whether America is doing enough to ease the war in Ukraine, and what kinds of lessons kids should receive on gender.

from Left, Right & Center

Lindsey Horvath, one of three leading candidates seeking to represent the 3rd District of the LA County Board of Supervisors, speaks with KCRW and KPCC/LAist.

To prevent small businesses from being priced out of Boyle Heights, a nonprofit is buying commercial property and offering tenants a share in ownership.

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Jorja Leap joins Robert Scheer to discuss the plight of women who have been incarcerated and their struggles to reenter society.

from Scheer Intelligence

Gov. Newsom’s proposed $125 million legislation would expand abortion access in California, budgeting for more than 1 million abortion seekers traveling to the state per year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand