Julie Small Sacramento Correspondent
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Julie Small covers state government, prisons and the California Supreme Court for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Julie spent 7 years as the deputy foreign editor for Public Radio’s critically acclaimed "Marketplace." She helped shape the show’s coverage of Asia during China ascendency and India’s growing economic influence. She was the Los Angeles producer of a two-week live broadcast from China in 2006 and produced some other series on counterfeit goods, and the effect of the Iraq War on European-US trade relations. She also produced the "Marketplace Morning Report" for a stint.
Small is a former staff reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She's also reported for NPR, "The California Report," and "Weekend America."
Small earned her master's degree in Journalism from the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication.
In 1996 she helped launch a national campaign for redress for Japanese-Latin Americans interned by the U.S. government during World War II. The group won a settlement from the U.S. Department of Justice in 1998.
When she’s not walking the halls of the state capitol, Julie spends her free time enjoying life with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area, but she misses her home town of Los Angeles.
Stories by Julie Small
Both houses approved AB110 on party-line votes: 28-10 in the Senate and 54-25 in the Assembly.
The new state budget will retain tax credits for businesses that invest in economically-depressed areas. Brown says he'll continue his fight.
After months of wrangling—counties and lawmakers are poised to shake on a deal on how much counties will relinquish to pay for the expansion of Medi-Cal.
Democratic legislative leaders and the Governor are poised to shake hands on a budget deal.
Legislative leaders and Governor Jerry Brown were closing in on a budget deal Monday after reaching a compromise on a new funding formula for public schools.
In his first public appearance since the FBI raided his capitol offices in Sacramento last week, state Sen. Ron Calderon declined to answer questions about the incident.
The subpoena to State Sen. Kevin De Leon came Thursday - a few days after FBI agents searched Sen. Ron Calderon's Sacramento office.
The FBI searched the offices of the senator whose district includes Montebello. Contrary to earlier reports, the Latino Caucus denies its offices were searched.
Some members of the foundation that raises money for the California Science Center say a deal to lease the Los Angeles Coliseum to USC would hurt patronage.
California has some of the most stringent gun laws in the country, but this session of the Legislature has seen the introduction of numerous gun-related bills. Use this application to explore this bills by topic and more.
The California state senate passed a handful of bills Tuesday that aim to clean up some fallout from the 2011 prison realignment.
Fugitives and felons are prohibited from buying guns, but they still try and their efforts largely go ignored by law enforcement.
You have questions, we have answers. Covered California unveiled the insurance plans it will sell to individuals once the Affordable Care Act takes effect next year.
The man in charge of healthcare in California's prisons says the Brown Administration hasn't made mandated improvements and has adopted a contemptuous attitude.
As legislators prepare to craft a final budget, they have to choose between gloomy and rosy revenue forecasts — or they could craft a plan for both.