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
The FBI spent nearly $160,000 bribing California Senators Leland Yee and Ron Calderon.
A reporter walks you through the FBI affidavit that accuses Sen. Leland Yee of conspiracy to deal firearms, among other charges.
Moderate Neel Kashkari and conservative Tim Donnelly battle for support at weekend party meeting.
Governor gets an earful from environmentalists during address to California Democrats’ confab.
Says his history running the TARP program for the Bush administration prepared him for tough, thankless jobs.
Twenty-four count indictment against state lawmaker includes allegation of receiving $100,000 in bribes.
Governor’s proposal would force state to save some extra tax revenue for deficit years.
Pressure mounts on Senate’s Democratic leadership to expel Sen. Rod Wright, who awaits sentencing.
Investment banker and former Treasury official, Kashkari has a three-word platform: ‘Jobs and education.’
Former lieutenant governor quits after failing to gain hoped-for moderate support and falling into debt.