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The executive branch of the state of California is overseen by the Office of the Governor and includes elected officials and administrators. The judicial branch includes the California Supreme Court and all the lower courts in the state, and it interprets and applies laws at state and local levels. The California Legislature has two branches—the State Assembly and the Senate—that vote on state laws and draft legislation.

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A Visit with Senator John Laird

Fresh off the recent legislative session in Sacramento, Senator John Laird answers listener questions and talks about a range of issues concerning local residents, from fire insurance to climate change and more.

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Gov. Newsom approves $17M for dam safety funding

CENTRAL COAST — Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill 104 that includes providing $17 million of funding for dam safety projects at Nacimiento and San Antonio reservoirs, which are owned and operated by the Monterey County Water Resources Agency. …

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California Bill Would Give Cash Assistance to Undocumented Seniors


California would become the first state to provide monthly cash assistance to undocumented seniors, pending a signature from Gov. Gavin Newsom. AB 1536 passed the Senate on a 32-2 vote. The governor has not stated a position on the bill.

Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order to Study AI Use and Risks


Under the executive order signed Sept. 6, state agencies and departments are mandated to analyze potential threats to California’s energy infrastructure through generative artificial intelligence.

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