Devin Nunes' House Race is California's Most Expensive, by a Long Shot
These midterms elections are officially the most expensive ever. That’s according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which has been tallying campaign filings just released by the Federal Election Commission. The Center's Research Director Sarah Bryner joins host Lily Jamali to break down the fundraising efforts in California.
Guest: Sarah Bryner
Los Angeles Firefighters Sue SoCal Gas Utility for Exposure to Toxic Chemicals
Three years after a massive natural gas leak broke out near the Porter Ranch neighborhood in north Los Angeles County, a group of city firefighters has sued. Their lawsuit, filed this week, alleges they were exposed to toxic chemicals and that Southern California Gas Company knew of the danger but did not warn them.
Reporter: Sharon McNary
Judge Orders Department of Corrections to Offer Light Duty to Pregnant Employees
A judge in Kern County has issued a temporary injunction, saying the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation must offer light duty to pregnant employees. The decision sets a precedent that other pregnant correctional officers across the state can use.
Reporter: Monica Velez
Feinstein-De León Debate Set for Today
Today, Dianne Feinstein will debate the man who wants the U.S. Senate seat she's held for 26 years. It will be her only joint appearance with State Senator, and fellow Democrat, Kevin de León, before the election. Expect de León to paint the more moderate Feinstein as out of touch with California voters. While Feinstein will stress her experience.
Reporter: Marisa Lagos
Supreme Court Passes Lead Paint Cleanup Back to Makers
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court had the chance to take up a case involving the cleanup of lead paint in California. But the Supreme Court passed. The decision means that former manufacturers of lead paint will remain responsible for helping remove the toxic substance from homes.
Reporter: Michelle Wiley
Open Enrollment for Medicare Starts This Week
If you're turning 65 this year, it's time to educate yourself about Medicare. Open enrollment starts this week.
Reporter: Penny Nelson