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CalWatchdog Morning Read – September 22

Could felons soon vote from jail? Bad news for marijuana advocates More bad news for marijuana advocates Vehicle registration fees in SoCal may soon rise to fund smog reduction programs “Prop. 13: It’s better if you’re wealthier” Good morning. So close

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – September 12

What happened to CA oil exploration? Did governor’s veto threat sink CPUC reform? Out-of-state financial support for pot legalization causing controversy Darrell Issa and Loretta Sanchez make strange bedfellows Anti-Vax doctor under fire Good morning. Hopefully everyone enjoyed the return of NFL

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – August 24

Environmentalists get big win Cap and trade auction falls flat … again Lawmakers can’t commit to police body cameras Daylight savings time safe for now Recreational pot = big money for the state Good morning. Happy hump day.  Speaking of

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – August 19

Affordable housing deal appears dead for the year Court rules medical pot safe from feds Stockton mayor pleads not guilty to charges from teen strip poker game Legislature close to decriminalizing prostitution for minors Concealed carry has begun in Kern High

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – August 9

Recreational pot in trouble? Promised parks never built Bullet train project over budget Pension payouts Groups back out of housing talks  Good morning and happy Tuesday. Today we have lots of interesting bits of news, including about how there are

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – July 5

Hernandez stripped of committee assignments Older Latinos key to defeating legal pot? Will Brown keep his promises on Prop. 30? Spike in violent crime Condoms in porn measure hurts industry, says actress. Rep. Rohrabacher: Let’s give Putin a chance Good

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CA Democrats line up to back marijuana legalization

  The executive board of the California Democratic Party has endorsed recreational marijuana, throwing its support behind the ballot measure that has won the support of Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. Meeting recently in Long Beach, the board voted in favor of the

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – June 16

  Auto voter law to add millions to electorate, diversifies Legislature doin’ budget work How to become a pot tycoon No more low- and zero-emission car subsidies What’s going on with Rep. Hunter’s campaign finances? Good morning! Welcome to Thursday. California’s

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Pro-marijuana push begins in earnest

  As election day nears, California’s likely vote on recreational pot has drawn policymakers, politicians and law enforcement into an uncertain but probably decisive debate.  While many Democrats have generally come to view recreational marijuana as an inevitability in the Golden

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – May 2

Trump, eggs and the CAGOP convention Bay Area residents ready to leave Cruz changes tune in CA Condoms in porn = condoms in life Medical marijuana industry lacks oversight Good morning and welcome to May. California Republicans greeted all three remaining

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