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What We’re Watching – November 15

Tim Anaya – Kerry Jackson Talks CA’s Power Outages, Homelessness, Rent Control on National TV In case you missed it, PRI’s own Kerry Jackson was a guest on “The Daily Ledger” on One America News Network discussing California’s major problems, including his new Cap Ideas brief on the state’s massive ...
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Liberal Interests Going “All In” for Policy Wish List in 2020 Campaign

Last week came news that the California School Boards Association finally submitted its long-discussed ballot measure to the state Attorney General’s office to begin the process of qualifying it for the November 2020 general election ballot. According to EdSource, the so-called “Public School Progress, Prosperity, and Accountability Act of 2020” ...
Agriculture

What Does the Governor’s Veto of SB 1 Mean?

California’s state government has embraced a policy of resisting nearly every federal government policy pursued by the Trump Administration. Legislation, executive orders, and lawsuits serve the dual purpose of forwarding the state’s progressive agenda and pushing back against federal policies from Washington D.C. Many have expressed surprise over Governor Newsom’s ...
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What We’re Watching – September 20

Tim Anaya – How Rent Control Hurts Renters In the wake of the Legislature’s passage of AB 1482, so-called “rent gouging” legislation (which is really just another name for rent control), this great video from Prager U featuring Manhattan Institute scholar Nicole Gelinas shows just how government rent control policies ...
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Is California Already Tired of Newsom’s “Winning” So Much This Legislative Session?

President Trump said many times during the 2016 election that the American people would “win” so much under his administration that they would get tired of winning. Now that the 2019 legislative session is over, Gov. Gavin Newsom may be making the same boast.California’s new governor was, by all accounts, ...
California

California — Still Crazy After All These Years

The California Legislature session has ended for the year, so there’s little it can wreck over the next few months. But enough damage was done since January to last beyond 2019 and deep into the Blue future. It’s easy for the rest of the country to dismiss Sacramento’s lawmaking. After ...
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California Policymakers Will Never Fix The State’s Housing Crisis By Looking Backward

Gov. Gavin Newsom and lawmakers have made it clear they believe rent control is one of the solutions to California’s housing shortage. According to the Los Angeles Times, an agreement announced late on the Friday evening before the Labor Day weekend between the governor and legislative leaders “would cap rent ...
California

Homelessness, But Not Hopelessness: San Francisco Can Fix Its Problem

President Trump set off quite a tempest when he tweeted that Rep. Elijah Cummings’ Baltimore is a disgusting mess. His next target could be Nancy Pelosi, since he seems perpetually at war with the Baltimore-born House speaker whose city is also being spoiled by urban decay. Sheila Burke said she ...
California

Mark Cunningham – Politics with a New York State of Mind

New York Post editorial page editor Mark Cunningham joins us to discuss what’s going on in the Big Apple, including the push for single-payer, rent control, and criminal justice reform that are also hot issues in California. He also gives us the local view on AOC – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – ...
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Patricia is Short Because State Government Has Made California Unaffordable

At a recent congressional hearing, freshman Democrat Katie Porter from Orange County took to her soapbox to grill JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon about income inequality at the company. Using the example of Patricia, who is employed as a full-time, entry-level bank teller at JP Morgan Chase – admittedly ...
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What We’re Watching – November 15

Tim Anaya – Kerry Jackson Talks CA’s Power Outages, Homelessness, Rent Control on National TV In case you missed it, PRI’s own Kerry Jackson was a guest on “The Daily Ledger” on One America News Network discussing California’s major problems, including his new Cap Ideas brief on the state’s massive ...
Blog

Liberal Interests Going “All In” for Policy Wish List in 2020 Campaign

Last week came news that the California School Boards Association finally submitted its long-discussed ballot measure to the state Attorney General’s office to begin the process of qualifying it for the November 2020 general election ballot. According to EdSource, the so-called “Public School Progress, Prosperity, and Accountability Act of 2020” ...
Agriculture

What Does the Governor’s Veto of SB 1 Mean?

California’s state government has embraced a policy of resisting nearly every federal government policy pursued by the Trump Administration. Legislation, executive orders, and lawsuits serve the dual purpose of forwarding the state’s progressive agenda and pushing back against federal policies from Washington D.C. Many have expressed surprise over Governor Newsom’s ...
Blog

What We’re Watching – September 20

Tim Anaya – How Rent Control Hurts Renters In the wake of the Legislature’s passage of AB 1482, so-called “rent gouging” legislation (which is really just another name for rent control), this great video from Prager U featuring Manhattan Institute scholar Nicole Gelinas shows just how government rent control policies ...
Blog

Is California Already Tired of Newsom’s “Winning” So Much This Legislative Session?

President Trump said many times during the 2016 election that the American people would “win” so much under his administration that they would get tired of winning. Now that the 2019 legislative session is over, Gov. Gavin Newsom may be making the same boast.California’s new governor was, by all accounts, ...
California

California — Still Crazy After All These Years

The California Legislature session has ended for the year, so there’s little it can wreck over the next few months. But enough damage was done since January to last beyond 2019 and deep into the Blue future. It’s easy for the rest of the country to dismiss Sacramento’s lawmaking. After ...
Blog

California Policymakers Will Never Fix The State’s Housing Crisis By Looking Backward

Gov. Gavin Newsom and lawmakers have made it clear they believe rent control is one of the solutions to California’s housing shortage. According to the Los Angeles Times, an agreement announced late on the Friday evening before the Labor Day weekend between the governor and legislative leaders “would cap rent ...
California

Homelessness, But Not Hopelessness: San Francisco Can Fix Its Problem

President Trump set off quite a tempest when he tweeted that Rep. Elijah Cummings’ Baltimore is a disgusting mess. His next target could be Nancy Pelosi, since he seems perpetually at war with the Baltimore-born House speaker whose city is also being spoiled by urban decay. Sheila Burke said she ...
California

Mark Cunningham – Politics with a New York State of Mind

New York Post editorial page editor Mark Cunningham joins us to discuss what’s going on in the Big Apple, including the push for single-payer, rent control, and criminal justice reform that are also hot issues in California. He also gives us the local view on AOC – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – ...
Blog

Patricia is Short Because State Government Has Made California Unaffordable

At a recent congressional hearing, freshman Democrat Katie Porter from Orange County took to her soapbox to grill JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon about income inequality at the company. Using the example of Patricia, who is employed as a full-time, entry-level bank teller at JP Morgan Chase – admittedly ...
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