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California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference to announce emergency drought legislation on March 19, 2015 in Sacramento, California. As California enters its fourth year of severe drought, California Gov. Jerry Brown joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Republican Leaders Senator Bob Huff and Assembly member Kristin Olsen to announce emergency legislation that aims to assist local communities that are struggling with devastating drought. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference to announce emergency drought legislation on March 19, 2015 in Sacramento, California. As California enters its fourth year of severe drought, California Gov. Jerry Brown joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon, Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, Republican Leaders Senator Bob Huff and Assembly member Kristin Olsen to announce emergency legislation that aims to assist local communities that are struggling with devastating drought. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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It's a busy time for California Governor Jerry Brown, as legislation that has made it through the state legislature is making its way to his desk for his signature.

Brown has already signed legislation prohibiting paparazzi from flying drones over private property to get images and videos, and legislation allowing terminally ill people to end their lives with lethal prescribed drugs.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Ben Adler, Capitol bureau chief for Capital Public Radio, about California's new laws and other legislation headed to the governor's desk.

Guest

  • Ben Adler, Capitol bureau chief for Capital Public Radio in Sacramento, California. He tweets @adlerben.

This segment aired on October 7, 2015.

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