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Friday
Feb222019

AFTERNOON MEMOS: "Your phone and TV are tracking you, and political campaigns are listening in"; "Caught between Trump and the left, Democratic candidates seek to avoid the socialism squeeze"; "Wall Street, Seeking Big Tax Breaks, Sets Sights on Distressed Main Streets"; also, "Sherrod Brown's opening: Less liberal than the liberals" 

***Various items relating to the spectrum of politics and/or public policy....

* New York Times:  "Wall Street, Seeking Big Tax Breaks, Sets Sights on Distressed Maiin Streets"

* Los Angeles Times:  "Your phone and TV are tracking you, and political campaigns are listening in"

* Washington Post:  "Caught between Trump and the left, Democratic candidates seek to avoid the socialism squeeze"

***ALSO:

* POLITICO:  "Sherrod Brown's opening: Less liberal than the liberals" - "Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown has railed against banks but also developed relationships with them, setting him apart from potential presidential rivals."

Friday
Feb222019

POLITICS/MEDIA (National, State/ Alabama): "'Time for the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again': An Alabama newspaper editor wants to bring back lynching"; "An Alabama Editor Urges the K.K.K. to 'Ride Again," and His Small Town Winces"; "Alabama newspaper editor won't apologize for writing editorial saying KKK should 'ride again'" ....

Friday
Feb222019

POLITICS (National): Donald Trump presidency: "Trump's plan fails to cut immigration court backlog, as caseload soars moreo than 26%"; "Trump administration bars clinics that provide abortions or abortion referrals from federal funding"; "Trump aides worry he'll get outfoxed in North Korea talks"; "How President Trump helps divide Democrats by fanning the flames of socialism" (Andrew Malcolm)...

Friday
Feb222019

SACRAMENTO: "Gavin Newsom lists his Marin County home for $5.995 million as he pivots to life in Sacramento"; "Can progressives trust Xavier Becerra to police the police?"; "Most California municipalities ban commercial cannabis activity"; also, "California city named 2019's worst place to live in the United States" ....

***Various items relating to doings in and/or around the Capitol....

* Sacramento Bee:  "Gavin Newsom lists his Marin County home for $5.995 million as he pivots to life in Sacramento"

* CALmatters (Laurel Rosenhall):  "Can progressives trust Xavier Becerra to police the police?"

* Marijuana Business Daily:  "Most California municipalities ban commercial cannabis activity"

***ALSO:

* San Francisco Chronicle:  "California city named 2019's worst place to live in the United States"

 

 

Friday
Feb222019

SACRAMENTO: "California watchdog agency says it needs more power to go after misuse of public funds"; "California lawmakers propose phasing out plastic products that aren't recyclable"; "Federal tax changes could be why California's budgvet is more than $2 billion below projections"; "After Huntington Beach lawsuit, Newsom warns cities he'll continue housing law crackdown" ....