Low-income families have distinct health care needs, but advocates say red tape can prevent them from signing up for insurance. A bill moving through the California Legislature could better sync Medi-Cal enrollment with other programs
Story by Sammy Caiola.
This story was produced in partnership with the USC Center for Health Journalism Collaborative. Find more stories about health access at Capradio.org/uncovered-california
California is poised to set aside billions of dollars to help power companies pay for wildfire damages. Governor Gavin Newsom has indicated he'll sign the fire liability bill sent to his desk Thursday.
Story by Nick Miller.
(Photo: Flames consume a car dealership as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. Tens of thousands of people fled the fast-moving wildfire in Northern California - Noah Berger / AP Photo / via Capital Public Radio)
A proposal heading to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk would require residential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on future ballots in California.
Story by Scott Rodd.
(Photo: California assembly chamber - Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio)