Sacramento bureau chief Scott Detrow covers state government, politics and policy for KQED News and its statewide news program, The California Report.
Before joining KQED, Scott reported on Pennsylvania's natural gas drilling boom for NPR's StateImpact project.
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A rare bipartisan agreement delivers $7.5 billion bond measure to pay for new dams and other water needs.
Although old law requires storage of every item, new bill would allow some paperwork to be thrown out.
An appeals court ruled that California may resume selling $10 billion in bonds for high-speed rail.
John Pérez is calling off a 15-county recount and conceding the state controller’s race to Betty Yee.
Californians could face fines of up to $500 for wasting water on lawns, landscaping or car washing.
Levy would fund disposal of illegal fireworks, but GOP critics said it amounts to a “patriot tax.”
$10.5 billion plan now includes more money for reservoirs, but not enough to win Republican votes.