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Twitter’s “realassemblyman” – Bruce Young

CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: On today’s episode we were delighted to speak with the realassemblyman himself, former California legislator Bruce Young. We enjoyed a rollicking interview about his adventures in the legislature and Willie Brown’s leadership lessons – and he joined us for the wildest “Worst Week in California Politics” conversation we’ve ever had.

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Chewing the Fat with Western Dental’s Jeff Miller

CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: The 2022-23 California State Budget – signed recently by Gov. Newsom- included a big expansion of Medi-Cal and big wins for for dentists and oral health. We invited Jeff Miller, President of Western Dental, to talk about what this means for California’s Dentists, and about the state of the industry.

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Special Episode: Proposition 29 – Kidney Dialysis Regulation

CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: Today we present a Special Episode of the Capitol Weekly Podcast, recorded live, Thursday May 26 at CALIFORNIA VOTES, A 2022 Election Preview. Panelists Kathy Fairbanks and David Miller discuss the merits of the proposition, moderated by Sigrid Bathen of Capitol Weekly.

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BIG week at SCOTUS – with Professor Courtney Joslin

CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: Last week’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v Wade and allowing states to set their own abortion rules is nothing short of an earthquake in American life. Constitutional Law Professor Courtney Joslin joins us to talk about the Dobbs decision itself, the implications of the decision and Justice Thomas’ comments that other decisions, including Obergefell, legalizing Gay Marriage, may also need to be reconsidered.

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Special Episode: California Votes – Plastic Waste Reduction

CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: A Special Episode of the Capitol Weekly Podcast, recorded live, Thursday May 26 at CALIFORNIA VOTES, A 2022 Election Preview. This episode explores a proposed Ballot Initiative that would require CalRecycle to adopt regulations reducing plastic waste, including requirements that single-use plastic packaging, containers, and utensils be reusable, recyclable, or compostable, and prohibit polystyrene container use by food vendors.

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Exit Interview: Amy Chance

Amy Chance, longtime Political Editor for the Sacramento Bee

CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: Amy Chance, the longtime political editor of The Sacramento Bee, announced her retirement at the end of last month. We invited her to talk about her career, the biggest stories she’s covered, and the advice she gave to her reporters once she reached the editor’s desk.

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Garry South’s Take on the June 7 Primary

CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: Garry South is a celebrity among California political cognescenti; The architect of Gray Davis’ nearly 20 point win over Dan Lungren in the 1998 Governor’s race, making Davis the first Democrat to win a California gubernatorial contest in 20 years. South has been involved in numerous campaigns throughout the state, and across the country for decades. We asked for his thoughts on the recent Primary, and of course we asked Who Had the Worst Week in California Politics?

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