Nicole NixonCapRadio Reporter
Nicole covers politics and government for CapRadio. Before moving to California, she won several awards, including a regional Edward R. Murrow Award, for her political reporting in her hometown of Salt Lake City. Besides public radio, Nicole is passionate about beautiful landscapes and breakfast burritos.
Newsom's budget proposal Monday is just a wishlist; the spending plan will likely undergo changes during the six-month budget-building process.
With roots in organized labor, Gonzalez will begin a transition to take over the California Labor Federation later this summer. The San Diego Democrat authored a number of consequential labor laws, including the AB5 worker-reclassification bill.
After the omicron variant was first identified in the state Dec. 1, California health officials have released new requirements to slow the spread of COVID-19.
California’s unemployment agency, widely seen as one of the state’s biggest failures of the pandemic, says it is making progress on reforms. But some fixes could take years to fully implement.