More Videos

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says 1:23

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says

California's public pension crisis is bad and getting worse 1:45

California's public pension crisis is bad and getting worse

A look at the #MeToo movement inside California's Capitol 1:19

A look at the #MeToo movement inside California's Capitol

Sexual assault survivors talk about speaking out at MeToo March in Hollywood 1:06

Sexual assault survivors talk about speaking out at MeToo March in Hollywood

Dianne Feinstein says patience needed with Trump 2:13

Dianne Feinstein says patience needed with Trump

Jerry Brown: Tooth fairy won't fix California roads, so we must pay 1:10

Jerry Brown: Tooth fairy won't fix California roads, so we must pay

Trump outlines tax reform plan during speech in Indiana 2:07

Trump outlines tax reform plan during speech in Indiana

Scandals make case for tax board overhaul, Phil Ting says 0:42

Scandals make case for tax board overhaul, Phil Ting says

See how much California's gas tax will rise through 2020 2:11

See how much California's gas tax will rise through 2020

Here's how California's sanctuary state bill works 1:26

Here's how California's sanctuary state bill works

  • 5 things you need to know about the California marijuana proposition

    California was the first state to allow medical marijuana. Now, two decades later, voters are expected to be asked whether to legalize recreational use of the drug. The legalization measure headed for the statewide November ballot is the product of months of negotiations between drug-law reformers, growers and distributors, famous financiers and politicians. Here’s a primer.

California was the first state to allow medical marijuana. Now, two decades later, voters are expected to be asked whether to legalize recreational use of the drug. The legalization measure headed for the statewide November ballot is the product of months of negotiations between drug-law reformers, growers and distributors, famous financiers and politicians. Here’s a primer. Meta Viers McClatchy
California was the first state to allow medical marijuana. Now, two decades later, voters are expected to be asked whether to legalize recreational use of the drug. The legalization measure headed for the statewide November ballot is the product of months of negotiations between drug-law reformers, growers and distributors, famous financiers and politicians. Here’s a primer. Meta Viers McClatchy
Capitol Alert

Capitol Alert

The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Darrell Steinberg takes a stand on pot legalization initiative

September 23, 2016 12:42 PM

UPDATED November 03, 2016 02:24 PM

Comments

More Videos

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says 1:23

‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says

California's public pension crisis is bad and getting worse 1:45

California's public pension crisis is bad and getting worse

A look at the #MeToo movement inside California's Capitol 1:19

A look at the #MeToo movement inside California's Capitol

Sexual assault survivors talk about speaking out at MeToo March in Hollywood 1:06

Sexual assault survivors talk about speaking out at MeToo March in Hollywood

Dianne Feinstein says patience needed with Trump 2:13

Dianne Feinstein says patience needed with Trump

Jerry Brown: Tooth fairy won't fix California roads, so we must pay 1:10

Jerry Brown: Tooth fairy won't fix California roads, so we must pay

Trump outlines tax reform plan during speech in Indiana 2:07

Trump outlines tax reform plan during speech in Indiana

Scandals make case for tax board overhaul, Phil Ting says 0:42

Scandals make case for tax board overhaul, Phil Ting says

See how much California's gas tax will rise through 2020 2:11

See how much California's gas tax will rise through 2020

Here's how California's sanctuary state bill works 1:26

Here's how California's sanctuary state bill works

  • ‘We know there are mountains behind that line of smog,’ Cristina Garcia says

    Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia talks about her environmental record at UN climate discussions in Bonn, Germany, on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

Advertising



Catherine Bettar
916-321-1083
cbettar@sacbee.com

Capitol Alert staff



Amy Chance
Political editor
achance@sacbee.com
@Amy_Chance

Dan Smith
Capitol bureau chief
smith@sacbee.com
@DanielSnowSmith

Christopher Cadelago
California politics
ccadelago@sacbee.com
@ccadelago

Angela Hart
California politics
ahart@sacbee.com
@ahartreports

Alexei Koseff
Legislature
akoseff@sacbee.com
@akoseff

Taryn Luna
Lobbying and influence
tluna@sacbee.com
@tarynluna

Twitter
@CapitolAlert

Facebook
@capitolalert