Capitol Chat: What Brown Didn’t Get To Friday, January 4, 2019 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. California Gov. Jerry Brown shakes hands with Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom after endorsing Newsom to succeed him at a California Democratic Party unity event on June 13, 2018.Ben Adler/Capital Public Radio Melanie Mason is a political reporter with the Los Angeles Times who covered outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown’s final term. She’ll join Insight to discuss some of the issues he didn’t address while he was in office, and what faces his successor, Gavin Newsom.