Weekly Walters 06/07/2019

Politicians missing in action on housing

Midway through the legislative session, there’s no discernible progress on solving California’s housing crisis.

Vaccination, abortion debates intertwined

California’s vaccination controversy has a symbiotic relationship with the nation’s abortion debate.

A political deal comes full circle

It was late one night 40 years ago and Gov.

Interest rate limit doesn’t fix poverty

Limiting interest rates on loans to the poor is a sincere effort, but it does nothing about the state’s high poverty level.

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