cap-and-trade

Reuters

President Trump is in the United Kingdom fresh from a major NATO summit in which he called on allies to spend more on their national defense. He is talking with members of the royal family and Prime Minister Theresa May about various issues, including trade.

As the U.K. gets closer to leaving the European Union, it will likely need to strengthen its trading relationship with the U.S... But how strong of an ally can the U.S. be, given President Trump's tough talk on trade?

California Update for Monday, June 4, 2018

Jun 4, 2018
Rich Pedroncelli / AP

• A California lawmaker faces a recall election Tuesday that could strip Democrats of their supermajority in the state Legislature.

 

• No proposition currently in front of California voters has a stranger story than Proposition 70. It would amend the state constitution to change one vote in the Legislature next decade.

Today's reporting by Ben Adler and Ben Bradford.

California Update for Thursday, May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018
Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

• Muslims often aren't represented in American politics, but early this week, hundreds of Muslims packed into the State Capitol to break their fast for Ramadan.

• California’s cap-and-trade program generated almost $700 million for the state in the last quarter.

Today's reporting by Ahditi Bundlamudi and Ben Bradford.