News Panel: Goodwin Liu appointed to CA Supreme Court, the CA Dream Act, and more
California secures a $5.4 billion bridge loan to tide it over in case Congress fails to raise the federal debt ceiling by the August 2 deadline. Two months after having his nomination to the Ninth Circuit Court blocked by Republican lawmakers in Washington, U.C. Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu is appointed to the California Supreme Court. Gov. Brown signs dozens of bills into law this month, including the California Dream Act, giving undocumented immigrants access to privately funded scholarships.
- Tom Vacar, Consumer Editor, KTVU News
- Scott Shafer, Host, California Report, KQED Public Radio
- Carla Marinucci, Senior Political Editor, San Francisco Chronicle
Also on KQED.org this week ...
"The Bay Bridged" Music for June
Listen the The Bay Bridged mix of bands performing live in the Bay Area this month, including The Mantles, Cold Cave, The Spyrals, Blitzen Trapper, Monster Rally, and more. Enjoy the podcast and then go see some concerts!
Obamacare Explained: A Guide for Californians
Starting Jan 1, 2014, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine. KQED has created a simple guide to explain how the health law affects you, your family or your small business, here in California.