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State of Affairs: Vaccine exemptions, tobacco restrictions, and body cam guidelines




LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31:  Pat Burrell #5 of the San Francisco Giants uses smokeless tobacco during warm ups prior to playing the Los Angeles Dodgers on Opening Day at Dodger Stadium on March 31, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Pat Burrell
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 31: Pat Burrell #5 of the San Francisco Giants uses smokeless tobacco during warm ups prior to playing the Los Angeles Dodgers on Opening Day at Dodger Stadium on March 31, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Pat Burrell
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On this week's State of Affairs: A bill to ban vaccine exemptions stalls, new tobacco restrictions are proposed, police body cam guidelines are considered, and campaign contributions begin to funnel in in the race to fill Barbara Boxer's US Senate seat next year.

Political news from around the Golden State with Los Angeles Times Capitol Reporter Patrick McGreevy and Capital Public Radio State Government Reporter Katie Orr.