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
The $11 million donation originated with Virginia-based Americans for Job Security through a second intermediary from Arizona, the Center to Protect Patient Rights.
At issue is the identity of donors who gave $11 million to a campaign involved with two hot-button propositions on the California ballot.
The Fair Political Practices Commission has appealed the case to California’s Supreme Court, which could rule Sunday or Monday.
The primary intent of the measure is to keep unions from using payroll deductions for political purposes. Both sides have raised a combined $128 million.
Americans for Responsible Leadership is fighting an effort by the Fair Political Practices Commission to learn the source of the gift.
The Fair Political Practices Commission wants to know who's behind the gift from Arizona-based Americans for Responsible Leadership. That group will appeal the court decision.
The Fair Political Practices Committee had gone to court seeking the source of an $11 million gift from Arizona-based Americans for Responsible Leadership
Virginia-based attorneys for Americans for Responsible Leadership were given an extra day to travel to Sacramento from the storm-battered East Coast
WIth only a narrow lead in the polls and tens of millions of dollars to spend, expect an aggressive TV ad campaign for the Governor's tax hike proposal
California elections officials take Arizona group to court over $11 million dollar donation to campaign to defeat Prop 30, pass Prop 32.
Support for Governor Brown's tax hike plan has dipped below 50 percent, with voters continuing to express distrust that the funds would be spent wisely
Opening the Stockton hospital will determine how soon a federal judge might end his oversight of the state's medical care for inmates
California officials are expected to investigate an $11 million campaign contribution from an Arizona group to defeat Prop. 30 and pass Prop. 32.
The Arizona-based Americans for Responsible Leadership donated $11 million to a group trying to defeat the Governor's tax initiative
The tax measures are designed to provide revenue for public education, but some small business owners fear a slowdown in economic recovery