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State of Affairs: CA lawmakers react to Syria strike, Gov. Brown scores $54b tax victory

by Austin Cross and A Martínez | Take Two®

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California Gov. Jerry Brown returns to his office after meeting with the Senate Democratic Caucus to urge them to approve a transportation plan, Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Brown and top legislative leaders pressed all week to convince fellow Democrats to support the measure that would place a $5-billion-a-year boost in California's gas and vehicle taxes to pay for major road repairs. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Rich Pedroncelli/AP

This week on State of Affairs:

  • California's lawmakers respond to Thursday's missile launch on Syria
  • Governor Jerry Brown scores a political victory after successfully convincing state legislators to pass his $52 billion dollar plan to fix roads 


  • Carla Marinucci, senior writer for Politico's California Playbook
  • Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, professor of public policy at USC

Press the blue play button above to hear the full interview. 

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