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Progressive bills go down in flames

Good morning, California. It’s Friday, April 30. Meet Asm. Alex Lee It isn’t even halfway through the legislative year, and three lofty progressive proposals have already been squashed — showcasing the sharp divide within California’s Democrat-dominated Legislature. A bill to create single-payer health care? Tabled last week. A bill to ban corporations and “business entities” from […]

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Newsom launches anti-recall campaign

Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, March 16. Democrats close ranks In a tacit acknowledgment that he will likely face a recall election this year, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday officially launched a campaign against the effort to remove him from office. The move came two days before the deadline for organizers to submit the final […]

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Newsom avoids the elephant in the room

Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, December 8. New app coming Thurs. Against a backdrop of escalating crises, Gov. Gavin Newsom gave a 90-minute press conference Monday in which he unveiled a coronavirus exposure app and public education campaign but failed to address some of the state’s biggest challenges. The app, CA Notify, launches Thursday. Once […]