A new PPIC report examining California’s disappointing voter turnout was the focus of a briefing in Sacramento last week.
Despite uncertainty at the federal level, California is making steady progress toward creating a system to regulate the legal use of marijuana.
The state’s new attorney general, Xavier Becerra, is at the forefront of legal battles with Washington. Before a large crowd in Sacramento, Becerra talked about his strategy.
When Antonio Villaraigosa—candidate for governor and former Los Angeles mayor—was asked to name the top issues most important to the state’s future, he started with the economy.
Californians have grown more pessimistic about the direction of the nation since the beginning of the year, the May PPIC Statewide Survey shows.
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