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CALmatters is a Sacramento-based nonpartisan, nonprofit journalism venture committed to explaining how California's state Capitol works and why it matters. It works with more than 130 media partners throughout the state that have long, deep relationships with their local audiences, including Embarcadero Media (publisher of the Palo Alto Weekly, Mountain View Voice, Pleasanton Weekly and The Almanac in Menlo Park and their websites.)

Here are the most recent stories reported by CALmatters' team of journalists:

Florida: Yes, we sent migrants to California

From CalMatters reporter Marisa Kendall: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration took credit Tuesday for shipping 36 asylum-seeking migrants to Sacramento over the past week, prompting another round of political shots between Florida officials and California Gov. Gavin Newsom.   In a written statement, a spokesperson for the Florida Division of Emergency Management characterized the migrants as […]

Wed, Jun 7, 2023 5:00 am
Aún hay ayuda para pagar la renta en California a quienes se les negó por COVID

EN RESUMEN Miles de californianos que perdieron su trabajo durante la pandemia están luchando con deudas. Un nuevo acuerdo pone a disposición de decenas de miles de inquilinos el alivio de alquiler de COVID. Read this article in English. Más de 100,000 inquilinos de California cuyas solicitudes de asistencia de alquiler de la era COVID […]

Tue, Jun 6, 2023 5:34 am
Gavin Newsom quiere que Ron DeSantis sea acusado de ‘secuestro’ de inmigrantes. ¿Será posible?

EN RESUMEN “Hombre pequeño y patético”, escribió Gavin Newsom en una publicación de Twitter sugiriendo que presentaría cargos penales contra el gobernador de Florida, Ron DeSantis, por los recientes vuelos de inmigrantes a Sacramento. Read this article in English. Hay muchos problemas legales espinosos con la presentación de cargos de secuestro contra un gobernador rival, […]

Tue, Jun 6, 2023 5:33 am
The many ways the Legislature wants to change California’s constitution

When a bill dies in the Legislature, a hail Mary move is to try to get lawmakers to put it before voters and enshrine it in the state constitution. It’s a tall order that requires a two-thirds vote in both houses — but it’s not impossible. It’s the route Assembly Republicans will take when they […]

Tue, Jun 6, 2023 5:00 am

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