Gov Vetos Rape Kit Testing Legislation


Posted By on Oct 27, 2018

Did you know……in September, Governor Brown vetoed SB1449 (by Leyva) which would have mandated testing of rape kits in a specified time? Some funding was provided in the state budget for starting to test the backlog. It is not enough. There are an estimated 10,000 to 15,000 un-tested kits in California. While it costs $$$$ to test a rape kit, every reasonable action to bring justice to victims should be pursued. SB1449 would have...

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Local Slate Mailer


Posted By on Oct 26, 2018

As with all such “blended” lists, this document reflects most but not all of my personal recommendations. Unlike the slate mailers (mostly advertisements) you are receiving, no payments were made to influence these recommendations. Use these recommendations in conjunction with your research to assemble your personalized ballot selections. For example, I oppose Prop 3 and this list takes a neutral position. This ballot sample is from...

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