Some Lawmakers Want Answers From Governor Newsom Over Wildfire Prevention Claims

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Newsom's Claims on Wildfire Prevention Called Into Question

Some lawmakers are calling for more accountability from Governor Gavin Newsom.  This after an investigation from CapRadio and NPR’s California Newsroom found that Newsom has overstated the wildfire prevention work completed during his time in office. 
Reporter: Scott Rodd, CapRadio

L.A. Mayor Places Longtime Aide on Leave Over Disparaging Remarks

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has placed his longtime chief of staff on leave over disparaging remarks she made online.  This comes as a former advisor to Garcetti is facing a sexual harrassment lawsuit brought by a former member of the mayor's security detail.
Guest: Libby Denkmann, KPCC

Secretary of State Confirms Recall Election Will Move Forward

California Secretary of State Shirley Weber has confirmed that there are officially enough signatures to place a recall of Governor Gavin Newsom on the ballot. Only 43 signatures were withdrawn from the recall petition, over the six week period when voters were allowed to change their mind.
Reporter: Scott Shafer, KQED

Migrant Reunification Process Continues But Questions Linger

The effort to reunite migrant families torn apart by the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown continues. But even as families are reunited, immigration advocates would like to see more changes from the Biden administration.
Reporter: Michelle Wiley, KQED

 

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