Angela Hart covers health care politics and policy in California and the West for Kaiser Health News, with a focus on California Gov. Gavin Newsom, government accountability, and political influence. She has been reporting on health care for more than seven years and has won awards for her work on homelessness, public health, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, she worked for Politico, The Sacramento Bee and the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat. She was a 2018 Center for Health Journalism Data Fellow and a 2015 California Fellow. She is a Wisconsin native and a military veteran and holds a master’s degree from the University of California-Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.