California Update for Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Jan 9, 2018

Rep. Ed Royce
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• Long-time California Republican Congressman Ed Royce will retire this year, giving Democrats better odds of winning a seat they were already contesting.

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• Removable plastic bottle caps could become a relic of the past if a bill inching its way through the California legislature becomes law. It would require all single-use plastic bottles to have an attached cap.

Today's reporting by Ben Bradford and Ezra David Romero.