John Myers is senior editor of KQED's new California Politics & Government Desk. He has covered California politics for most of the past two decades, serving previously as Sacramento bureau chief for KQED News and most recently as political editor for KXTV News10 (ABC) in Sacramento. In 2014, he was named one of the nation's top statehouse reporters by The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter @johnmyers.
John Myers's Latest Posts
Governor uses drought to push for water deals that otherwise might have been politically unattainable.
Silicon Valley entrepreneur’s initiative to split California comes up short of voter signatures.
Former governor unveils his Capitol portrait and defends his record on climate change.
A group of new California legislators wrap up their first two-year term.
It may be the only time for voters to be able to measure the two men running for governor side by side.
It may be the only time the governor debates the GOP challenger. Watch for some telltale signs.
Hundreds of bills meet their fate in August at state Capitol, most with little light shed on the process.
Legislators move to make the two measures Prop. 1 and Prop. 2. But why?
State Supreme Court ruling blocks an advisory measure asking voters to sound off on money in politics.
Does California need a law requiring an automatic recount in close statewide elections?