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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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Gov. Brown could sign vote-from-jail law

  Heightening the stakes in the criminal justice debate roiling the country at large, Gov. Jerry Brown could soon greenlight a law that would allow some state felons to vote from jail. California has wound up in the middle of the pack on state

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SCOTUS could shake CA’s redistricting schemes

A pair of high-profile cases taken up by the Supreme Court could invalidate California’s redistricting system, scrapping citizen-led efforts to free it up from partisan wrangling. A tale of two controversies “The fate of the citizen redistricting commission hangs most directly in the

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What’s the Deal With Voter ID?

John Seiler: Personally, I don’t think there should be any mandatory government ID cards. Roads should be privatized, allowing the private owners to decide what ID, if any, is needed to use them. Minors buying booze should be determined by

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