Newsom's First Budget and State Senator Holly Mitchell

28 min
State Senator Holly Mitchell, with Political Breakdown hosts Marisa Lagos and Scott Shafer.  (Guy Marzorati/KQED)

Governor Gavin Newsom releases his first state budget proposal, and relishes the opportunity to explain every detail (0:10). Scott and Marisa were there, and they run through the big takeaways with Katie Orr. Then, Los Angeles State Senator and Budget Committee chair Holly Mitchell talks about her policy-focused parents, her introduction to state politics, yearly budget debates with Jerry Brown, and that 6FTFOX license plate (7:23).