18Jan

January 18, 2018

Top Policy/Political Stories Local/Regional State Federal Additional information on the following topics   Editorials Agriculture/Food Criminal Justice/Public Safety Economy/ Jobs Education Environment/Energy Health/Human Services Immigration Land Use/Housing Public Finances Transportation Water “Xtra”​ TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   Fresno Unified, teachers union avoid strike, reach tentative deal The Fresno Bee Fresno Unified and the […]

18Jan

January 17, 2018

Top Policy/Political Stories Local/Regional State Federal Additional information on the following topics   Editorials Agriculture/Food Criminal Justice/Public Safety Economy/ Jobs Education Environment/Energy Health/Human Services Immigration Land Use/Housing Public Finances Transportation Water “Xtra”​ TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​    Local/Regional Politics:   Worth Nothing: Application deadline has been extended to March 16th for the Wonderful Public Service Graduate […]

16Jan

January 16, 2018

Top Policy/Political Stories Local/Regional State Federal Additional information on the following topics   Editorials Agriculture/Food Criminal Justice/Public Safety Economy/ Jobs Education Environment/Energy Health/Human Services Immigration Land Use/Housing Public Finances Transportation Water “Xtra”​ TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   WORTH NOTING: Maddy Institute taking applications for $56K fellowships Bakersfield Californian The Maddy Institute is accepting […]

20Dec

December 20, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: Tax bill – How California Central Valley voted Fresno Bee Probably not surprisingly, two Valley congressmen took opposite stands on the tax-reform bill passed by the Republican-led House on Tuesday.   Fresno businesses react to tax bill Fresno Bee The long-anticipated passage of the GOP tax bill by Congress, now […]

22Nov

November 22, 2017

TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: Area’s diverse community lacks agency representation Vida en el Valle You know there’s a problem when the chair of the San Joaquín River Conservancy Board starts a 7-hour hearing – yes, 420 minutes of public resources – by referring to the need to “wash away the white noise” in determining […]

12Oct

October 12, 2017

Receive the Maddy Daily in your inbox every morning! To subscribe or unsubscribe please send an email to Program Coordinator at mjeans@csufresno.edu TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​ Local/Regional Politics: WHAT’S UP WITH THAT: Why does the city prohibit microbreweries? Bakersfield Californian Q: Why did the city ever prohibit microbreweries in the downtown area? — Larry Miller A: Breweries have […]

03Oct

October 3, 2017

    TOP POLITICAL STORIES​​​​​​​   Local/Regional Politics:   California GOP leader (Modesto’s) Kristin Olsen resigns – and warns about infighting The Sacramento Bee Republican activists are claiming credit for the resignation of a key party official, but former Assembly Minority Leader Kristin Olsen says she wrestled for months over her decision last weekend to […]