California Update for Friday, April 13, 2018

Apr 13, 2018

State capitol building in Sacramento, CA.
Credit Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

• The California governor’s race is heating up, just weeks before vote-by-mail ballots go out for the June 5th primary, with a new $7 million donation the first sign that the big money is starting to move.

Representative Kevin McCarthy (L) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.

• Republican Congressman Paul Ryan announced earlier this week he is not seeking reelection and has made suggestions that Republican Marjority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield will succeed him as House Speaker.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Sally Schilling.