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.
Scott Detrow's Latest Posts
Inmates say the units amount to psychological torture. Official say they’re human — and necessary.
This week, the Governor has signed no less than 77 new laws and vetoed four others.
Officials lay groundwork for relocating prisoners as Brown asks for extension to court-ordered deadline.
Fracking, raising the minimum wage, and driver’s licenses for immigrants top the list.
A compromise fracking bill imposes conditions on the energy-extraction technique, but doesn’t stop it.
Bill would bar police from handing over undocumented immigrants to federal authorities in most cases.
California lawmakers are on the verge of passing bill that would punish groups for LGBT discrimination.
Gov. Jerry Brown is giving in to the federal judges whom he’s fought all year over the solution to fixing California’s overcrowded prisons. Brown battled to throw out a court order requiring California to reduce its prison population to 137.5 percent of system capacity by the end of the year. When the judges stuck to […]