Even in an era where Democrats settle their differences quickly when it comes to California’s state budget, this year’s finale was marked by a series of bitter political debates.
On this week’s episode of the California Politics Podcast, we take a look both at that intense debate over proposals to and the . We also step back and look at on healthcare funding and social services programs.
And for our second topic, we offer up a list of California politicians who have found their way into the spotlight during the early days of President Trump’s administration.
I’m joined by Times staff writer Melanie Mason, and Marisa Lagos of KQED News.