In this episode, we're breaking down and analyzing the California Democratic Party State Convention. Hear clips from Beto O'Rourke, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Nancy Pelosi and more!
049: CA Bill Limits Interest Rates to Fix Poverty; Bill to Cap Rent Increases; Two New School Tax Hikes for the 2020 Ballot
In this episode, we're discussing: (1) How a CA bill aims to limit interest rates in the name of fixing poverty; (2) How a bill to cap rent increases has moved forward; (3) Two new tax measures on the 2020 ballot for schools.
048: California’s Poverty Puzzle; CA Has Slowest Population Growth on Record; Uber & Lyft Employment Status
In this episode, we're discussing: (1) California's increasing poverty problem; (2) California records the slowest population growth period on record in 2018 and (3) Uber and Lyft are pushing legislation to define whether they're employees or independent contractors.
047: CA Bill Aims to Appoint Public Health Vaccination Official; Police Deadly Force Bill; Nepotism in CA Government
In this episode, we're discussing: (1) A new California bill aims to appoint a public health official to oversee vaccination exemptions; (2) A legislative compromise could spur California to pass the strictest police deadly-force bill in the Country; (3) Nepotism investigation expands at a California tax agency. Plus, our new debate segment!
In this episode, we're discussing: (1) How minimum wage hikes are killing jobs; (2) Newsom is investigating why the gas is so expensive and (3) there's some new liberal legislation coming down the pipe.
045: CA Law Enforcement Agencies Resisting Sanctuary Laws; Newsom Halts Deal Penalty; Bill Attempts to Force Trump to Release Tax Records
In this episode, we're discussing: (1) Many California law enforcement agencies are resisting sanctuary laws and cooperating with ICE; (2) Gavin Newsom halts the death penalty for 737 inmates and (3) there's a California bill that would force Trump to release his tax records in order to get on the 2020 statewide ballot.
044: It’s Tax Time; CA Looking to Ban Small Hotel Shampoo Bottles; CA Struggles with How To Charge Wildfire Costs
In this episode, we're discussing: (1) It's tax time and California is hoping our tax receipts help make up the budget shortfall; (2) California is looking to ban small hotel shampoo bottles; (3) CA still wants PG&E to be liable for the wildfires while also looking to spread the cost to everyone else.
043: Diesel Trucks Could be Eliminated in CA; Weed Tax Shortfall & Laffer Curve; Solving CA’s Housing Crisis
In this episode, we're discussing: (1) How diesel trucks could be nearly eliminated in California under a proposed new law; (2) How the weed tax shortfall taught California Democrats the logic of the Laffer Curve; (3) Solving California's housing crisis demands action.
042: SCOTUS won’t Intervene in San Diego Pension Case; CA Threatens Catholic Confession; Cannabis Cash and Bribery
In this episode, we're discussing: the SCOTUS has elected not to intervene in a major San Diego pension case; California is threatening the Catholic seal of confession; there's so much cannabis cash and it's being used for bribery.
041: Students Suing Colleges for Admission Scandal; CA Considering Right to Repair; Tech Industry Lacks Empathy
In this episode, we're discussing: (1) Students are suing colleges for the current admission scandal; (2) CA is considering Right to Repair legislation and (3) Gov. Gavin Newsom says that the tech industry lacks empathy.