Tom Steyer APCalifornia billionaire Tom Steyer announced today he’s running for president. PolitiFact California takes a look at his background, including his role funding Democrats and ballot measures in the state.

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo: In this March 13, 2019, photo, billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer speaks during a "Need to Impeach" town hall event in Agawam, Mass - Associated Press/via Politifact.com)

 

 

 

 

 

Gavin dent pat apOfficials say California's efforts to get more people insured will lead to lower cost increases for consumers on the state marketplace.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo: Gov. Gavin Newsom, right, talks with dental patient Arthur Hernandez, left, as he tours the Sacramento Native American Health Center with Dental Director Vanessa Franks, center, in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo / via Capradio)

 

 

 

 

 

Glass half fullNearly one million Californians do not have access to clean drinking water. Lawmakers have approved a plan to spend more than $1B over the next decade to address the issue.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: jenny downing, Creative Commons [CC BY 2.0])

 

 

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