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California Politics Drowning in Money

Though the U.S. Supreme Court believes otherwise, the public is disgusted with the money that has swamped our political system and wants a major overhaul. A growing number of Republicans and Democrats alike want more restrictions on wealthy influence peddlers and more disclosure of donors who give to organizations that get involved in elections. 
 

Big Test for Big Oil

Will the California Assembly act in the public interest or will the massive amounts of money spent by oil and gas producers win the day? 

Will Big Oil Money Continue to Trump Public Interest in Legislature?

As news that California allowed thousands of oil and fracking wells to dump waste water into protected underground aquifers surfaced, legislation to prevent such environmental disasters wound its way to a floor vote in both houses of the Legislature.  
 

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