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Laurel Rosenhall

Laurel Rosenhall

Laurel covers California politics for CALmatters, with a focus on power and personalities in the statehouse. She joined CALmatters after more than a dozen years as a reporter for the Sacramento Bee, where she covered the influence of lobbyists on state government. Previously, she covered education for the Sacramento Bee, winning awards for stories that exposed unintended consequences of standardized testing and revealed abuses in the teacher pension system. Laurel is a native Californian and holds a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Lawmakers Cool It on Annual Bash

Lavish bash for California politicians and lobbyists gets a #MeToo makeover
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Capitol Harassment: Women in California Politics Have Had Enough

As Capitol is hit by reports of sexual harassment and assault, will lawmakers make changes?
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra | Image by Steve Yeater for CALmatters
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Trump vs. California: Is Our New Attorney General Ready for the Conflict?

“I don’t think California is looking to pick a fight, but we’re ready for one.”
Name-brand cannabis products are on display at a dispensary in Sacramento called A Therapeutic Alternative | photo by Laurel Rosenhall
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Marijuana Sellers Anxious to Protect Their Brands

Proposed Law Would Award Trademarks for Pot Products
In 1979, California Gov. Jerry Brown is sworn in for his second term by state Supreme Court Chief Justice Rose Bird, whom voters later removed from the court because of blocked executions. By Associated Press
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Passage of Prop 66 Puts Gov. Brown in a Tough Spot

Death penalty protester Jerry Brown may have to oversee executions.
Women Lawmakers | photo by Iris Schneider
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Women Slip a Notch in the California Legislature

Many believed this election would be a milestone for women in politics.
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Three Words: Pharma, Tobacco and Plastic

Three Industries Spend Big on Ballot Measures
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Cybersquatting for Dollars in an Election Year

A ballot prop campaign bonanza in domain names.
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Millennials Surging Impact on the California Election

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