California Update for Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May 2, 2018

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.
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• Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he backs the single-payer health care bill that stalled in the state Legislature last year — but not in its current form.

California Governor Jerry Brown.
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• California and 17 other states announced Tuesday they are suing the federal government over efforts to weaken fuel-efficiency standards for cars.

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