State Lawmakers Visit Central America Amid Exodus of Unaccompanied Minors
While the state legislature is taking a summer break, some Democratic lawmakers are in Central America on a 10 day visit to El Salvador, Guatemala and Panama. They planned the trip months ago, but now their timing couldn't seem more relevant as the national conversation about illegal immigration has taken on new urgency. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is leading the trip, and he talked with us from El Salvador.
California Health Officials Say Medi-Cal Applications Will Be Processed in Six Weeks
California health officials outlined to the federal government this week their plan to clear the state's huge backlog of more than 600,000 pending Medi-Cal applications.