David Marks is an interactive producer for KQED News and The California Report. He began as full-time interactive producer in 2015, after working as KQED's audio archivist and promotions manager for Radio. Prior to that, David was an announcer and DJ at NPR member station KRCC in Colorado Springs. Reach him at email@example.com.
Proposition 61, a proposal to cap what the state pays for prescription drugs, has drawn the biggest spending. Pharmaceutical companies have funded most of the $108 million that's been raised to defeat it.
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