In June, New Mexico's behavioral health care system was thrown into chaos. The state abruptly froze Medicaid payments to over a dozen mental health providers in the state after an audit allegedly found widespread fraud.
It's Thursday, which means it's time for State of Affairs, our look at politics and government throughout California. To help us with that we're joined in studio now by KPCC political reporters Alice Walton and Frank Stoltze.
The fight over civil rights and voting continues to play out across the country. It has simply changed form. Here in California, the fight is over the structure of local elections, and whether they deliver fair representation to minority communities.
In a recent video posted by surfer Brad Coder, viewers are able to see a giant Great White shark underneath his surfboard. The video was shot close to shore, right off the coast of El Porto beach in Southern California.