State Approves Mandatory Water Conservation Rules
We knew it was coming but it's historic nonetheless. State regulators handed down sweeping water cuts on Tuesday. Cities will have to cut their water use by up to 36 percent, depending on how good or bad they've been at saving.
Bills 'Sponsored' in Sacramento by Outside Groups Usually Become Law
In the state capital, sponsored bills are pieces of legislation for which the idea originally came from an outside group. KQED California Politics and Government Editor John Myers joins us to talk about some data KQED crunched on sponsored legislation in the 2013-14 legislative cycle.