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This is literally the YIMBY-est year in the Legislature. Ho boy. I am reviewing all the bills that dropped today - join me. A thread. (1/x)
First up, AB 10 would increase the LIHTC by $500 million!!! leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavC…
AB 11 (also by @DavidChiu ) would bring back Redevelopment, requiring 30 percent of all taxes allocated by agencies to fund housing!
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@reporterliz 1. That's quite a crowd! I don't condone yelling, but this is what happens when people who live, work and pay taxes in a community feel blindsided and unheard. There have been other forums in the Valley where it was clear that only the #homelessindustry was given a voice
@reporterliz 2. Besides shouts of #RecallRyu, they're also calling for #CommonSense, which is sorely lacking in the entire non debate about what to do with the criminal vagrants that the #caleg keep releasing into our streets, and that @MayorOfLA and the entire City Council keep coddling.
@reporterliz @MayorOfLA 3. When an article like this -- sultanknish.blogspot.com/2018/08/the-bi… -- which discusses the salient question, "who benefits from this?" is reported as hate speech, we are no longer having a conversation. People have compassion. That's why Angelenos voted for HHH and H.
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Today is the day #CALeg votes to pass the #AB375 bill - otherwise the California Consumer Privacy Act @caprivacyorg ballot initiation moves forward.

Either would mark a huge win for Californian's #privacy rights
The most ironic thing from yesterdays public comments hearing on #AB375/@caprivacyorg:

All the industry lobbyists complaining about this "take it or leave it" #privacy deal that would prevent them from forcing consumers to take the industry's "take it or leave it" #privacy deal
Although it *was* slightly concerning that practically every assemblyman and industry representative made sure to mention that "they're looking forward to the clean-up amendments" if #AB375 does pass -- almost verbatim as if they were orchestrated by Sinclair Media
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✨The CA State Asm Governance Committee is hearing AB 2165, to MAKE ELECTION DAY A HOLIDAY this Wednesday afternoon, Apr 4!✨
#ElectionDayHoliday

California residents may submit a letter of support by faxing the committee at 916-319-3979‼️
#CAleg

leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billText…
In 2014, California had historically low voter turnout — only 42% of registered voters participated in the general election, 25% in the primary. Different reasons are cited for not voting after elections, but one of the most consistent reasons: work or school conflicts.
According to Pew Research Center, work and school conflicts were the *most* common reason that eligible voters did not vote in 2014. In fact, 35 percent of respondents answered that scheduling conflicts with work or school prevented them from getting to the polls.
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This #RobPorter mess brings up MANY issues we in the #domesticabuse prevention space see routinely. As a #DV prosecutor on the early days post-OJ with CA's Nicole Brown laws new on the books there was a LOT of "you overreacted; he's a good guy at work." Sound familiar, #metoo? 1/
So many #domesticabuse victims and survivors have a similar story: good guy in public; horrible and controlling in private. So we EXPECT lots of "he was a good guy; she must be over-reacting; this is not the man we know" #RobPorter-type defenses. they have 2 faces. 2/
OF COURSE he will behave at work. That's his paycheck. That's his public face. But at home ... all the jealousies and toxins come out in his private face. Believe the people who see his private face. 3/
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