Articles by Laurel Rosenhall
Good Policy or Ballot Blackmail? Union Takes Its Fights With Health Industry to Voters
Privacy Puzzle: Consumer Advocates Divided Over California’s Prop. 24
Trump and Newsom: Political Frenemies Make Nice Amid California’s Mounting Disasters
California Lawmakers Failed to Enact Sweeping Police Reforms. Here’s Why.
Amid Raging Fires and Pandemic, Newsom Calls Relationship With Trump ‘Very Effective’
Democrats Divided: Newsom’s Family-Leave Plan Faces Resistance From His Own Party
Faced With Dying Californians and Withering Businesses, Gov. Newsom Steers a Middle Path. Can It Last?
#MeToo Claims Filed Against Democratic Lawmaker, but Will Investigations Follow?
Gov. Dad: Family Leave Job Protections Expanded in Bill Backed by Newsom
Budget Deal Shields Neediest Californians, Shifts Burden to Middle Class
‘Mutually Repugnant’: Gov. Newsom and Lawmakers Pursue Budget Compromise
Blind Spot: Lobbying Behind California Coronavirus Contracts Can Stay Secret
Schools, Health Face Deep Cuts in California’s $203 Billion Budget
California Wires Mask Dealer Half a Billion Dollars, Then Claws It Back
As Protesters Demand ‘Reopen California!’ Here’s Whom Newsom Can’t Afford to Alienate
Even Harder Than Shutting Down: How Does Newsom Reopen California?
At California’s Capitol, Lawmakers Want Information; Protesters Want to End Coronavirus Stay-At-Home
California Senators Frustrated by Few Answers, Tech Glitches in Virtual Hearing on Coronavirus Spending
Politics in the Pandemic: Two California Elections in May Provide a Preview
Amid Pandemic, Newsom Faces Scrutiny Over $1B Face-Mask Deal
One Upside of the Coronavirus Shutdown, Maybe? Fewer Voter Initiatives
Banks Agree to Coronavirus Mortgage Relief in California Amid Push for Eviction Ban
California Closes Parking Lots at Beaches and Parks to Stem Spread of Coronavirus
Newsom, Trump: More Beds, Masks, Equipment Ahead for Coronavirus
California Passes $1.1 Billion in Emergency Coronavirus Funding — Then Shuts Down the Capitol
Facing Pandemic, California Takes Cover, From the Capitol to Disneyland
The New Thing for California Politicians? Sweet Charity
CALMATTERS EXPLAINER: How California Is Rewriting the Law on Online Privacy
Comforting California, Newsom Bashes a Familiar Villain — PG&E
Newsom’s First Rodeo: In Year One, the Governor Bucks Both Trump and Brown
Brown Vetoed but They’re Persisting: Take Two of MeToo Hits Newsom’s Desk
Is California About to Weaponize Electric Car Rebates in Its Emissions Battle Against Trump?
As D.A., Kamala Harris Prosecuted a Mentally Ill Woman Shot by Police. The Jury Didn’t Buy It.
Facing Police Opposition, California Lawmakers Limit Bill to Ban Facial Recognition
Alas, Paper Receipt Ban, We Hardly Knew Ye: 2019 Bills Get Winnowed Some More
Pregnant or Trying? Here’s How to Get the Most Out of California’s New Paid Family Leave Law
Podcast: Guns Make Policing in America Dangerous — To Officers and Civilians Alike
California Poised to Pass One of Nation’s Toughest Standards for Police to Shoot as Lawmakers Strike Historic Deal
Why California’s Efforts to Limit Soda Keep Fizzling
In Housing, Privacy and More, a Capitol Lightning Round Nixes Controversial Bills
‘Governor Dad’ Newsom Budgets Tax Breaks for Diapers, Focuses on Families
Law Enforcement Backs Down on Deadly Force Standard — For Now, Anyway
California is Advancing a Nationally Watched Police Shooting Bill, and Factions in the Democratic Party Are Taking Shape
Governor Newsom Halts Death Penalty in California, Closes San Quentin Execution Chamber
Three Things to Know About California’s Data Privacy Fight