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Here Is A List Of Bills Awaiting Governor Newsom’s Signature




A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento.
A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento.
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With the California state legislative session over, we take a look at what bills made it to Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk. 

High-profile bill, AB 5 still threatens to upend the gig economy by redefining current contract workers as employees. Despite legal threats from the National Collegiate Athletic Association, college athletes may be on their way to making money from endorsements if SB 206 gets the governor’s final approval. Legislators also approved SB 5, which would resuscitate redevelopment agencies in the state with new requirements to build affordable housing. 

Check out LAist’s complete list of bills that passed the state legislature and why they matter. 

Guests:

Ben Christopher, reporter covering state politics for the nonprofit news publication CalMatters; he tweets @FromBenC

Martin Wisckol, coastal environment reporter, Orange County Register and SoCal News Group; he tweets @MartinWisckol


 


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