Saturday, September 22

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California 2018 primary election: No on Proposition 70

Gov. Jerry Brown struck a deal with state Republicans last year when he sought to preserve the state’s carbon emissions reduction program. Consequently, California voters are now being asked via Proposition 70 if they want funding for that program, where companies must buy permits to emit greenhouse gases, to require a supermajority from the state Legislature in 2024. Read more...

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Photo by Ben Amstutz via Flickr Creative Commons

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California 2018 primary election: Yes on Proposition 71

Every vote counts – except for when they haven’t actually been counted. Ballots can take up to several weeks to be officially counted. But ballot initiatives are put into law almost immediately – a problematic practice, to say the least. Read more...

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Creative Commons photo by Rob Bertholf via Wikipedia Creative Commons


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California 2018 primary election: Yes on Proposition 72

Proposition 72, which plans to exclude rainwater collection systems from being calculated in property taxes, is a straightforward measure that easily deserves to pass. California has had plenty of water shortages and any effort to incentivize water conservation in preparation for inevitable droughts should be supported. Read more...

Photo: Creative Commons photo by Angelo DeSantis via Wikipedia Commons

Creative Commons photo by Angelo DeSantis via Wikipedia Commons





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