Political Stories Top stories Jerry Brown gives counties $16.3 million more for election costs – Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that directs $16.29 million to counties to help pay for expected high turnout in the June 7 presidential primary and to process a coming deluge of petitions from groups seeking to qualify November ballot measures, including […]
Political Stories Top stories California Democrats are using ‘Trump Republican’ to insult their opponents – Democrats targeting two San Joaquin Valley, California, congressional incumbents are placing their bets on Donald Trump. In a preview of coming campaign attractions, the challengers to Reps. Jeff Denham of Turlock and David Valadao of Hanford joined with Democratic strategists Thursday […]
Guests: Rachel Ehlers (Analyst, LAO), Alvar Escriva-Bou (PPIC Analyst), Joe Del Bosque (Del Bosque Farms), Sarge Green (CA Water Institute @ Fresno State), Jason Peltier (San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority), and Johnny Amaral (Westland’s Water District). Host: Mark Keppler, Executive Director of The Maddy Institute.
Guests: Mac Taylor (CA’s Legislative Analyst), Fred Silva (Fiscal Policy Analyst, CA Forward), Jeff Cummins, Fresno State Political Science Professor and Bill McEwen, Editorial Page Editor, Fresno Bee. Host: Mark Keppler, Executive Director of The Maddy Institute.
Guests: PPIC Analyst Laurel Beck, Jeremy Oliver (Program Director for Kern County Office of Aging and Adult Services), Prof. Helen Miltiades (Fresno State). Host: Mark Keppler, Executive Director of The Maddy Institute.
Political Stories Top stories Here are all the sports events California lawmakers attended for free — Being an elected official in California has its perks. Want proof? Consider all the free tickets to sporting events that members of the Legislature accepted last year as gifts from utilities, unions, law firms and other firms. LA Times article Dan Walters: No wounds […]
Political Stories Top stories Assembly Democrats seek $1.3 billion boost for affordable housing — Assembly Democrats hoping to alleviate California’s affordable housing crunch are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to sign off on more than a $1.3 billion boost. Sacramento Bee article; San Francisco Chronicle article Kamala Harris in driver’s seat at California’s first U.S. Senate debate – The first […]
California State Auditor Elaine Howle, Paul Hurley (former Editorial Page Editor of the Visalia Times Delta) and Bill McEwen (Editorial Page Editor of the Fresno Bee). Host: Mark Keppler, Executive Director of The Maddy Institute.
PPIC Analyst Dean Bonner, John Capitman (Executive Director, Central Valley Health Policy Institute) and Seyed Sadredin (Executive Director, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District). Host: Mark Keppler, Executive Director of The Maddy Institute.
PPIC Analyst Sarah Bohn, Debbie Young (Career Development Center Director, Fresno State), Jeffrey Michael (Dir. at Career Development Center, University of the Pacific), and Garo Kalfayan (Dean, School of Business and Public Administration at CSU Bakersfield). Host: Mark Keppler, Executive Director of The Maddy Institute.