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Gavin Newsom, California’s lieutenant governor and a candidate for governor, says the most important issues facing the state are debt and demographics, energy and climate change, and the future of work.
With the nation focused on a range of contentious issues, the September PPIC Statewide Survey provides a California perspective.
The state’s new attorney general, Xavier Becerra, is at the forefront of legal battles with Washington. Before a large crowd in Sacramento, Becerra talked about his strategy.
When Antonio Villaraigosa—candidate for governor and former Los Angeles mayor—was asked to name the top issues most important to the state’s future, he started with the economy.
Californians have grown more pessimistic about the direction of the nation since the beginning of the year, the May PPIC Statewide Survey shows.
News and analysis of California policy issues from PPIC