News Panel: Gov. Brown's revised budget, CA state park closures, and the blocked nomination of Goodwin Liu
Gov. Brown presents his revised budget just days after the state shows an unexpected surge of $6.6 billion in new revenues. There may be obstacles when the state tries to close seventy of California's state parks next year because of budget cuts. The nomination of U.C. Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco is blocked by Republicans in the U.S. Senate.
- John Myers, Sacramento Bureau Chief, KQED Public Radio
- Paul Rogers, Environment Writer, San Jose Mercury News
- Josh Richman, Legal and Political Affairs Reporter, Oakland Tribune
Also on KQED.org this week ...
The Most Important New California Laws of 2015
More than 900 new laws are hitting the books in 2015. Here's our annual list of the most important and/or interesting, as picked by KQED news, science, health, and politics and government editors.
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.