Category Archives: Politics: California Edition

Why is California ranked 41st in per student funding?

Food for thought. Why does California spend so little per student? Proposition 13 is of course one factor (and it could easily be ameliorated by disallowing commercial property to take advantage of Prop 13 and apply it only to residential … Continue reading

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Exit Jerry Brown, Governor of California

I met Jerry Brown back in the seventies, as a Girl Scout on a field trip. He met us on the stairs of the government building, shook our hands, and sent us off on a tour of the building which … Continue reading

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Yep.

Yep.
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But critics of the administration’s frontal assault on consumer protections say that’s wishful thinking, and the…

But critics of the administration’s frontal assault on consumer protections say that’s wishful thinking, and the…
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This is a good win for the public and a long extended middle finger to rich jerks who buy coastal land and then try…

This is a good win for the public and a long extended middle finger to rich jerks who buy coastal land and then try…
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Thank you, Gov. Brown, for this awesome birthday gift!!

Thank you, Gov. Brown, for this awesome birthday gift!!
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California governor signs law banning gun sales to people under 21

California governor signs law banning gun sales to people under 21
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Corporate interests are lobbying to gut the new California data privacy law. Here’s how EFF and our coalition…

Corporate interests are lobbying to gut the new California data privacy law. Here’s how EFF and our coalition…
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S.B. 1186 is a straightforward accountability measure: it requires law enforcement agencies to go through a public…

S.B. 1186 is a straightforward accountability measure: it requires law enforcement agencies to go through a public…
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On upgrading and protecting the voting process. This is actually national, but it contains a good deal of…

On upgrading and protecting the voting process. This is actually national, but it contains a good deal of…
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WOW!

WOW!
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Even more local: San Diego. Would be LOVELY to boot the incumbent R!

Even more local: San Diego. Would be LOVELY to boot the incumbent R!
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California police agencies are finally reporting investigations into database abuse—but only after being threatened…

California police agencies are finally reporting investigations into database abuse—but only after being threatened…
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As was initially proposed by Senator Wiener and Senator de Leon, both net neutrality bills will now become a…

As was initially proposed by Senator Wiener and Senator de Leon, both net neutrality bills will now become a…
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#California #unions

#California #unions
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