Interview with Scott Wiener

Interview with Scott Wiener

This week we welcome Senator Scott Wiener. Wiener represents Senate District 11. We discuss affordable housing, public safety, transportation, legalizing psychedelics and more.

(01:15) Strong year for housing

(07:01) San Francisco COVID rebound

(14:02) Transportation improvements

(22:32) The importance of legalizing psychedelics

October 31, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Kevin McCarty

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Interview with Heath Flora

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Interview with Tom Umberg

Interview with Tom Umberg

Today we welcome State Senator Tom Umberg. Umberg represents the 34th district. We discuss his work throughout the last year, combating crime as it pertains to catalytic converter theft, MICRA, CARE courts, and more.

June 6, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Heath Flora

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Interview with Senator Melissa Hurtado

Interview with Senator Melissa Hurtado

Today we welcome California Senator Melissa Hurtado of the 14th Senate District which covers parts of the southern Central Valley between Fresno and Bakersfield. She joins us to discuss the water, bureaucracy, and California’s future. Her bill, SB 1219, would establish a blue-ribbon commission to eliminate the State Water Resources Control Board and fundamentally change how California and its agencies deal with water, including planning for less water due to climate change and hardening water resources against things like cyberattacks.

March 14, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

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Interview with Heath Flora

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Interview with Senator Sydney Kamlager

Interview with Senator Sydney Kamlager

Today we welcome California State Senator Sydney Kamlager, of the 30th Senate District which covers Century City to South Los Angeles and takes in Culver City, Cheviot Hills, Crenshaw District, USC, downtown Los Angeles, and a portion of Inglewood. She discusses her eclectic road to the legislature, the differences between the assembly and senate, how working in the arts made her a better communicator, her legislative goals for this year, and more.

February 21, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

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Interview with Senator Bill Dodd

Interview with Senator Bill Dodd

Today we welcome California State Senator Bill Dodd, representing the 3rd Senate District covering east to west from Petaluma to West Sacramento, and north to south Woodland to Martinez. Our most frequent guest, Senator Dodd joins us to discuss his major issues including fire prevention funding, eliminating feral pigs, expanding Highway 37, sports betting, and much more. Stick around for the end for his Super Bowl pick!

February 7, 2022

SacTown Talks

SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and culture. We feature interviews with California political leaders, and analysis by experts and insiders focusing on the Capitol. Like, share, and subscribe to learn more!

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Interview with Heath Flora

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