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Talking Reparations and California Apology

California Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, joined Inside California Politics co-host Frank Buckley to discuss reparations-related legislation making its way through the state Capitol.

The conversation includes Asm. Jones-Sawyer’s bill calling for an official apology from the state of California surrounding slavery, which the Assembly advanced in May.

Prison Closure Can Help CA's Budget

On May 10, Gov. Gavin Newsom presented his May Revision budget, the annual revision of the budget proposed in January based on updated budget numbers and five additional months of tax returns. As expected, based on current economic conditions, California’s budget “problem” has only grown worse, requiring tough decisions to balance the budget.