John Myers

John Myers joined the Los Angeles Times as Sacramento bureau chief in 2015 after more than two decades in radio and televisionnews, much of that as an award-winning reportercovering statehouse policy and politics. During a decade of work for San Francisco's NPR affiliate, his unique online projects included everything from one of Sacramento's original politicsblogs to California’s first politics podcast. He also served as the moderator of gubernatorial debates in 2014 and 2010. Often cited by state and national news organizations as one of Sacramento's top journalists, he's a graduate of Duke University and the University of California, Berkeley.
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Essential Politics: The Obamacare court ruling is sending shock waves through California

Policy and political tensions erupt over a federal judge's ruling to invalidate the Affordable Care Act.

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For the Republicans left in California's Legislature, fewer lawmakers will have to do more work

For the 31 Republicans left in the California Legislature, the workload is about to increase significantly. First up: dozens of committee assignments they'll have to split among fewer colleagues, making it that much harder for the millions of residents they represent to have a seat at the table.