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California Governor Wraps Up Marathon Bill Signing Session

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Graciela Castillo-Krings, right, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Friday Oct. 9, 2015. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Graciela Castillo-Krings, right, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Friday Oct. 9, 2015. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

California Gov. Jerry Brown has finished signing nearly 1,000 bills this legislative session. It will now be illegal for public schools to use the name “Redskins” for their mascots, Californians will automatically be registered to vote when they receive a drivers license and daycare workers must be vaccinated. Ben Adler of Capital Public Radio in Sacramento joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson with details.

Guest

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

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