California Update for Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Jan 24, 2018

The tariff starts at 30 percent and over four years is cut in half.

• The Trump administration launched a new tariff on the solar industry Tuesday over concerns that foreign imports of solar parts are taking away from business from U.S. manufacturers.

UC President Janet Napolitano speaks at a news conference in Sacramento on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
Credit Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

• University of California Regents are scheduled to vote on a 2.5 percent tuition increase Wednesday — the second consecutive hike after a six-year freeze.

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