If you don't see images in this message, click "Display Images" or the equivalent.

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here

Receive this as a forward? Get the Nooner in your e-mail box

THE Nooner for May 13, 2017

Subscribe to The Nooner | Follow @scottlay

Subscribe to The Nooner for 14 cents/day to access exclusive election analysisn and support independent coverage of California politics and policy. | Follow @scottlay

Advertise in The Nooner

If the subscription price is a bit steep for you and you don't need the election analysis, help support independent coverage of California politics and policy by chipping in whatever you can afford. Thank you for your support!

  

advertisement


How does CBD help depression?

 

Happy Saturday! Overslept this morning (thankfully), so we're going to be abbreviated today.

CA48 (Huntington Beach): Dana Rohrabacher opponent Harley Rouda is launching a Facebook ad blasting him from voting for repeal of Obamacare, reports Sarah D. Wire in the Times.

PENALTY BOX: As a consequence of his vote against the gas tax, East Bay Assemblymember Steve Glazer has lost his post as chair of the most lucrative committee, Government and Organization, which--among other things--oversees legislation on booze and gambling. The Bee's Taryn Luna reports. Technically, he resigned, reports John Myers in the Times.

 

advertisement


Upward Mobility at Cal State LA


reserve this space

 

REAL ID: The Bee's Jim Miller reports on the effort of the state's--included in last week's budget revise--to comply with the federal government's requirements to enhance the security of drivers' licenses used at airport security. This will require everyone to go to the DMV and show their birth certificate and Social Security card. Doesn't that sound like fun?

 

advertisement

reserve this space | $5/month ad-free version

 

#CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Sandy Brown and Laura Preston!

CLASSIFIEDS   

 
Add your classified of up to 100 words by emailing scott@scottlay.com for $40/week.
 

  • The Global Election Technology Summit, happening May 17-18th in San Francisco, is convening leaders in the rapidly evolving space of election technology. This nonpartisan event provides a forum to build the technology infrastructure that enables innovation in election technology. Attendees include government officials, private industry, academia, media, and civil society organizations. GET is offering 30% off registration to readers of The Nooner with code "GETCommunity." 
     
  • Office Space for Rent
    2230 L Street. 1,200 square feet of available furnished space, including private offices and conference room. Co-located with the California Medical Association Foundation. Rent includes 2 parking spaces and utilities. $2k/month. Contact Veronica at 916-779-6624 for details.
  • The McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, in Sacramento offers the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and the Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees to both full-time students and those earning a professional degree while working. Our focus on the interconnections of law, policy, management, and leadership provides unique competencies for your success. Students gain a deep understanding of statutory interpretation and regulatory processes critical to modern governance. Learn more at go.mcgeorge.edu/publicpolicy or contact us at publicpolicy@pacific.edu.

  • MISS CALIFORNIA USA 2015 NATASHA MARTINEZ discusses pageantry, politics, and what it takes to win in this exclusive interview:  vimeo.com/214704252

  • iHeartMedia Strategic Partnerships Division is seeking a Strategic Account Manager for Government and Political Partnerships

    This person builds and maintains effective long-term strategic partnerships with key decision makers and influencers at partner advertising agencies. He/She creates demand for products and services by underscoring company’s compelling marketing solutions. Has deep understanding of all types of media vehicles and how they work together, company products/services, the market and the needs/challenges of all accounts. Develops new partnership relationships through networking, research and capabilities presentations to new agencies. Position pays six figures to the right candidate. For more information and instructions on how to apply, e-mail robworden@iheartmedia.com

  • DOWNTOWN OFFICE SPACE FOR LEASE
    Historic building just steps from the Capitol!
    Approximately 200-1400 square feet available immediately. Fully serviced (gross) lease with on-site management. Conference room available for tenants’ complimentary use.
    For further information, please contact Eleventh and L Properties at (916)443-2496 or 1elprops@gmail.com.

  • California Coverage & Health Initiatives (CCHI) - Executive Assistant/Office Manager in Sacramento. CCHI seeking strong candidate to provide administrative and financial support to the CEO and Board of Directors. Responsible for office operations and procedures including payroll, human resources and financial duties. Great salary and generous benefit packet. To review full job description, visit cchi4afamilies.org/careers

    Submit resume & cover letter to Mark Diel: mdiel@cchi4families.org.
  • Become a policy leader with a MPP degree from the Pepperdine School of Public Policy. By combining empirical analysis, critical thinking, political philosophy, persuasive communication, and political strategy, our program – taught by policy practitioners and experts – prepares government, private sector, and non-profit policy leaders. Spring 2017 courses include former State Senator Gloria Romero’s “Seminar in Regional Policies: Education, Politics, and Reform” and “Seminar in Economics: Practical Applications of Policy Analysis” taught by RAND’s Marlon Graf. For legislative staffers with 2+ years of experience, we’ll waive your application fee and GRE requirement! Apply now for Fall 2017 enrollment: (publicpolicy.pepperdine.edu/masters-6/)

  • SEIU United Healthcare Workers-West, Gov’t Relations Coordinator (Sacramento). CA healthcare union seeks strategic, progressive candidate to develop and implement legislation on behalf of our members. Excellent salary and benefits. For more info or to apply go to: seiuunitedhealthcareworkers.appone.com

  • Free Tuition for California Students to the UC, CSU and Community College Systems Is Possible Today

    A new policy paper demonstrates that it is entirely possible today to provide the same accessible, low-cost university experience that California successfully offered its students from the 1960s through the 1990s.

    The report demonstrates that we can revive the California Master Plan for Higher Education—eliminating tuition, restoring state per student funding, and providing seats for all students— would only cost the median California household $48 per year.

    The paper, The $48 fix: Reclaiming California’s Master Plan for Higher Education, is available at www.reclaimcahighered.org/48dollars or www.facebook.com/reclaimcahighereducation/
  • Put the public back into public policy with a Pepperdine School of Public Policy MPP degree.  Our program – taught by policy practitioners and experts – combines empirical analysis, analytical reasoning, political philosophy, and history preparing our graduates to become policy leaders. Spring 2017 courses include former State Senator Gloria Romero’s “Seminar in Regional Policies: Education, Politics, and Reform” and “Seminar in Economics: Practical Applications of Policy Analysis” taught by RAND’s Marlon Graf. For legislative staffers with 2+ years of experience, we’ll waive your application fee and GRE requirement! Now accepting applications: (publicpolicy.pepperdine.edu/masters-6/)
  • Associate Director, Legislative Affairs The University of California Office of the President is seeking an Associate Director of Legislative Affairs. This Associate Director represents the University in a wide variety of meetings and hearings with elected officials, staff and advocates. They also lead and manage a team of Legislative Directors who serve as the University's key advocates in Sacramento, and supervise Legislative Coordinators who monitor legislative developments. Highly competitive salary and benefits. Learn more and apply apptrkr.com/944284
  • Subscribe to the Capitol Morning Report and closely follow who’s doing what each day in California government and politics. We list news conferences, legislative hearings, state board meetings and other events. Plus we add in community news and announcements from political campaigns. More info at www.capitolmr.com

Add your classified of up to 100 words by emailing scott@scottlay.com for $40/week.

 

TOP HEADLINES ON AROUNDTHECAPITOL.COM AS OF 12:00PM
Gov. Brown Defends Gas Tax, Local Legislator – Orange County Register
ocregister.com
A day after signature gathering began to recall a Fullerton legislator for supporting new transportation taxes, Gov. Jerry Brown offered an impassioned defense of the road-improvement plan and of the Democratic state senator under attack.

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's Opponent Slams Him Over Healthcare Vote In New Ad
Sarah D. Wire @
latimes.com
Share this update

California Seeks Money For Id Law Push | The Sacramento Bee
Jim Miller @
sacbee.com
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics

Jerry Brown And Two Sides Of The Tax Coin :: Fox&hounds
foxandhoundsdaily.com
There would not be agreement from Presidents Coolidge, Kennedy and Reagan, either. All three cut taxes and saw revenue climb.

Contra Costa County DA union board votes no confidence in boss
sfgate.com
“I know that as a group we’re extremely disappointed in what Mr. Peterson has done, and we take the recommendation of the civil grand jury very seriously,” DeFerrari said. The board’s unprecedented vote in the county — which pits the union directly against their own boss — is largely symbolic and has no legal implications, but it levies more public pressure on Peterson to step down. The district attorney has been fending off calls for his resignation since he admitted in December to inappropriately spending more than $66,000 of his campaign money on himself. Though Peterson later repaid the misspent campaign funds, along with a hefty fine, and acknowledged his mistakes, a grand jury cited his “willful misconduct” and recommended his removal from office in the Thursday filing. The grand jury’s report specifically cited 600 instances, or transactions, that Peterson admitted to making from his campaign funds over a four-year period beginning in 2011, referring to them as “malfeasance.” Peterson — who spent the money on hotel stays, movie tickets and phone bills, among other expenses — later repaid the funds in full after a state audit was announced. The district attorney, who served as the treasurer of his own campaign committee until 2015, told The Chronicle in a December statement that he was “humbled and embarrassed by my mistakes, for which I take full responsibility, and I apologize for my regrettable errors.”

Immigration Enforcement Allowed In Some Sacramento Area Police Departments | The Sacramento Bee
Ryan Lillis @
sacbee.com
By Ryan Lillis

$350 Hotel Nights, Limo Rides In Europe: UC Audit Finds More Questionable Travel Expenses
Patrick McGreevy @
latimes.com
State auditors on Friday provided new details of questionable travel and entertainment expenses approved by the University of Californi...

State Says Only 72,000 Salmon Died At Oroville Hatchery, Not 300,000 | The Sacramento Bee
Ryan Sabalow @
sacbee.com
By Ryan Sabalow

Another Democrat Who Voted Against Transportation Tax Hike Loses Committee Chairmanship
John Myers @
latimes.com
Share this update

Bay Area political events: Peace walk, journalist talk
sfgate.com
Bay Area political events: Peace walk, journalist talk Political events In honor of Mother’s Day, a walk on the Golden Gate Bridge to “build bridges, not bombs.” Bay Area political journalists, including The Chronicle’s Joe Garofoli, discuss the second 100 days of the Trump presidency. Conversation: A discussion about how social media play into political mobilization and change the nature of protests. The event is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the World Affairs Auditorium, 312 Sutter St., Suite 200, San Francisco. Abortion rights: NARAL Pro-Choice America holds a happy hour to raise funds to support its “fight for reproductive freedom.” Farming film: A screening of “Sunú,” a documentary about the struggle of Mexican farmers to grow traditional, non-genetically modified corn. Peace talk: A conversation with Susan Griffin, author of more than 20 books, on the topic “How War Erodes and Destroys Democracies.” Hosted by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Fake news: A conversation with Joaquin Alvarado, CEO of the Center for Investigative Reporting, on the obligation of the government and media to filter fake news. The event is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the World Affairs Auditorium, 312 Sutter St., Suite 200, San Francisco. The Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity will host a discussion on immigration, followed by postcard writing to support social justice. The event is from 10 a.m.-noon at Northern Police Station Community Room, 1125 Fillmore St., San Francisco.

Here's How Construction Worker Pay Is Dominating California's Housing Debate
Liam Dillon @
latimes.com
Everything you need to know about the politics of prevailing wage, which reveals the tremendous influence of the state construction workers union

Bill Would Expand Property Tax Portability For Older Ca Homeowners - San Francisco Chronicle
sfchronicle.com


Bay Area Immigrant Workers Face Ice Deportation
mercurynews.com
Immigration

Mycapture | The Union Democrat
customwire.ap.org


Rep. Ro Khanna Joins Progressive Group That Plans To Challenge Incumbent Democrats
Sarah D. Wire @
latimes.com
Silicon Valley freshman Rep. Ro Khanna became the first member of Congress to join a progressive group that has pledged to back Democra...

Watch: GOP Uses San Francisco Hippies To Attack Georgia Pol
mercurynews.com
Elections, Trump Administration

Gov. Brown Asks President Trump For Help On The California Bullet Train
Ralph Vartabedian @
latimes.com
Gov. Jerry Brown made a public appeal Friday to President Donald Trump for help on the California bullet train

Trump at Liberty University commencement: 'In America, we donâ

In a commencement address, the president likened what he faces as a political outsider in Washington to what he said Christians encounter in a secular world.