SacTown Talks by The Nooner W/ Scott Lay

#52 - What a Week

Episode Summary

Hosts Gibran Maciel and Scott Lay break down the top political headlines in California politics and policy. Interested in becoming a sponsor or coming on the show? Send either of us a message: scottlay@gmail.com, gibran@sactowntalks.com

Episode Notes

INTRO

3:26 - Show Rundown

4:15- PPIC Poll Results for march 2019

6:08 - Railing against Trump is good politics for California politicians

7:55 - Immigration
11:09 - Racial profiling by the LA County Sheriff

13:30 -PPIC Poll methodology

17:15 - Most adults read at the 7th grade level

18:48 - Explaining Split-Roll property taxes to a voter on a poll

21:51 - PPIC poll indicates lukewarm support for Gov. Newsom’s priorities <
24:28 - Newsom’s plan to shorten High Speed Rail, Delta Tunnel(s)

26:29 - The Delta, the tunnels

30:40 - PPIC shows lukewarm support for Gov. Newsom’s housing initiatives

39:40 - The nimby spirit is alive and well in California

42:28 - Folsom is building South of the 50

43:15 - Senator Weiner’s transit oriented housing proposal

44:50 - PPIC X Death Penalty

58:05 - Prop 63 gun magazine ruling

1:04:32 - The NRA gives Trump a pass on the bump-stock ban

1:06:29 - Remainers welching on Brexit

1:13:50 - PGE wants another bailout!

1:16:00 - Why does labor want PGE to survive as opposed to having a state utility?

1:18:18 - The old PGE CEO left town with a golden parachute….

1:19:58 - PGE pays minority chambers-of-commerce to play the race card on important issues

1:22:22 - Special Elections in Senate District 1 & 33

1:30:45 - Kounalakis, Ma, and Yee want to be Governor in 2026

1:32:57 - Devin Nunes gets roasted on Twitter & the liberal bias on the social media platform