Scott Rodd

State government reporter, Capital Public Radio

State government reporter at Capital Public Radio

Scott Rodd on KCRW

About half a dozen companies that made big donations to California Governor Gavin Newsom got special treatment from the state to help it deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

Some of Gov. Newsom’s major donors received big no-bid contracts and job advancements from the state

About half a dozen companies that made big donations to California Governor Gavin Newsom got special treatment from the state to help it deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

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