The end of the state budget was supposed to also mean an easing of political tensions in the statehouse.
Not so fast.
From prisons to public records, it was a week full of news. On this week's Capitol Connection Podcast, we recap those big stories... both with money and public criticism at the heart of the debate.
Anthony York of the Los Angeles Times and I also chat about news this week of legislative pay raises, and the ten year anniversary of one of the 2003 recall's most intense moments.
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