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Where California Stands with Women in the Legislature November 19 2020 Following the 2020 election, women will account for about one-third of California’s state legislators—as they did before the election. This is a smaller share than in neighboring states.
Video: A Conversation with Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins August 18 2020 Senator Atkins joins PPIC’s Mark Baldassare to discuss how California can address the COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic downturn.
Video: A Conversation with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi August 12 2020 Speaker Pelosi joins PPIC’s Mark Baldassare to discuss the federal government’s role in addressing the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Video: A Conversation with California’s Legislative Leadership February 4 2019 Toni Atkins, president pro tem of the California State Senate, talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about key challenges and opportunities facing California and how state policymakers can address them.
Video: A Conversation with Candidates for US Senate October 18 2018 US Senate candidates—California State Senator Kevin de León and US Senator Dianne Feinstein—talked with PPIC president Mark Baldassare about their visions for California and the nation.