Weekly Walters 05/24/2019

Blue-state California now harassing journalists

Now we have a second instance in which California law enforcement officials try to crack down on journalists who obtained information the officials didn’t want them to have.

Trump doing California a bullet train favor

President Donald Trump wants to claw back the federal money for California’s bullet train project and may be doing the state a favor.

California gets a hollow win in tax battle

As California prevails in its tax battle with inventor Gilbert Hyatt, the Supreme Court’s ruling for the state in his case could foretell a battle over abortion rights.

Can California crack its housing nut?

California has a big shortage of housing, and a controversial proposal shows it’s a tough political nut to crack.

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