Articles Tagged With ‘California Ballot Initiatives’




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California needs an honest initiative system

OPINION by DAN DOW I am deeply saddened that a majority of California voters were misled to believe that the early release of prisoners from state prison would only apply to truly nonviolent crimes. The... (Continue reading)

Federal, state and local election results

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Following a turbulent 2016 election cycle, Republican billionaire Donald Trump has been hired, and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has not been fired. Trump, a political novice, defeated former secretary... (Continue reading)

California gun measure pitting politicians against law enforcement

Proposition 63, a gun control initiative developed by Lt. Gov. Gavin Newson, is pitting California’s political establishment against numerous law enforcement groups. Polls indicate the politicians have the better hand. [Daily Signal] The ballot measure... (Continue reading)

Blakeslee-backed initiative aims for transparency in California Legislature

A ballot initiative backed by former state sen. Sam Blakeslee and Republican donor Charles Munger, Jr. aims to prevent California lawmakers from ramming through legislation before their colleagues and the public have been given the... (Continue reading)

Porn studios employ California blackout to counter condom initiative

California porn connoisseurs are stumbling into digital barriers which could be impeding them from getting their daily fix. In response to a state ballot measure that calls for requiring adult film performers to wear condoms... (Continue reading)

California pot growers split over marijuana legalization

Due to concerns over potential competition and burdensome regulation, many California marijuana growers plan to vote against the November ballot measure on pot legalization. The initiative is still expected to pass. [Reuters] The California Growers... (Continue reading)

California initiative expected to generate billions in marijuana sales

With a proposed marijuana cultivation ban slated to return to the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, some local officials are weighing the potential harm pot farms pose to public health and... (Continue reading)

Who is spending what on California ballot measures?

A total of 17 statewide initiatives are on the November ballot, marking the most measures on a single ballot in California since March 2000. As of early August, donors have contributed almost $200 million to... (Continue reading)

Leading California marijuana measure emerges

Aided by billionaire backers, a marijuana legalization measure has emerged as a likely candidate to appear on the November ballot in California. [LA Times] Marijuana legalization advocates have filed more than 20 proposal for state... (Continue reading)

Tim Donnelly pushing for referendum on vaccination law

Former California assemblyman Tim Donnelly is attempting to launch a statewide referendum on a mandatory vaccination law that Gov. Jerry Brown signed on Tuesday. [LA Times] The law will eliminate a provision that has allowed... (Continue reading)



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