SacTown Talks by The Nooner W/ Scott Lay

#58 - 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

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

SHOWNOTES
Intro

1:30 - Why Scott is dressed up

2:00 - Show rundown

2:30 - Sponsor Message: Nooner Classifieds

4:11 - California Legislative policy committee deadline last week & process

6:50 - Rent control bill is killed

7:49 - SB 50 - State mandated high-density up-zoning near transit in CA (Senator Weiner)

11:15 - Twitter Shoutout: Kevin Dayton’s study of CA CEQA challenges

12:49 - How CEQA levels the playing field between community groups and developers…and also lets labor unions hold projects hostage

14:59 - Michael Weinstein - the CEO of HIV; Gibran walks last weeks comments back

18:05 - Senator McGuire and Governor Newsom’s home county of Marin gets and exemption from SB 50

19:09 - Senator Hertzberg is the lone vote against SB 50…impacts to his district

21:15 - Affordable housing: publicly funded housing projects vs. addressing the actual economic factors of housing in California

24:40 - SB 276 Dr. Pan’s bill cracking down on medical exemptions for antivaxxers

28:10 - The scene in the Capitol as hundreds of unvaccinated kids crowd the capitols

31:00 - Measles making a comeback

32:35 - SB 230 (Caballero’s police resources / use of force bill) is joined to AB 392

39:02 - SB 756 - Charter School Moratorium

39:52 - SB 39 (Hill) raising the minimum smoking age

45:30 - Joe Biden is officially in for 2020

48:00 - Kamala, Booker, Yang, the rest of the field…

50:00 - Trump skips the White House correspondents Dinner

52:13 - Bernie,Kamala, & Trumps tax returns

55:50 - Luke Walton accused of sexual assault