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E-264 - Thursday, June 13, 2019


SacTown Talks by The Nooner


Thursday! You're almost there! I'll be quick today as I'm watching the Legislature's vote on the state budget.

WHAT TO WATCH: If you have Netflix and underutilize it (like me), watch Always Be My Maybe. If only for Keanu being, well, Keanu!


  • Budget Watch
  • Horse Watch
  • Cakeday

BUDGET WATCH: If you are a geek like me, you're watching the debate on the budget this morning.

Here is the list of trailer bills, which are the statutory provisions associated with the budget act, provided by FOTN Chris Micheli.

For CapRadio, Ezra David Romero looks at the proposal to use cap-and-trade funds to clean up drinking water.


  • Horses dead at Santa Anita since 12/26: 29
  • Next race: Friday, June 14 @ 1pm
  • Calls for suspension of racing during investigation:
    • California Horse Racing Board
    • Governor Gavin Newsom
    • Senator Dianne Feinstein
    • Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins
    • Los Angeles Times Editorial Board - renewed today with the headline "We are running out of ways to tell Santa Anita to stop racing"
    • San Diego Humane Society
    • Marin Humane


MUNI MATTERS after the jump...



CAKEDAY after the jump...


Probolsky Research


#CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Melinda Amato, Seema Mehta, and Samuel Sukaton!




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RFP for SSA state advocacy: Prop 68 $20M scope

SALTON SEA AUTHORITY requests that contract advocacy firms registered with the Secretary of State/FPPC in Sacramento provide a proposal for services in legislative advocacy and governmental affairs to expedite efficient and timely release to the SSA of $20 Million in funding (Proposition 68) approved by voters.

Interested firms or individuals please provide summary of relevant qualifications and experience, along with proposal of work and budget, to the SSA before Friday, June 21, 2019. Submit materials to: Attn: SSA Board Secretary, at

Approx. term July 12-October 13, 2019. See for details.

Women in California Leadership – Film Screening

Women in California Leadership and special guests, the Legislative Women’s Caucus, invites you to a film screening of Secret Life of Pets 2, June 17 at 6pm, Crest Theatre. Must RSVP in advance. Visit

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Southern California Democratic Member of Congress seeks District Director to oversee all operations of the district offices, including the development and implementation of policy objectives, strategies and operating plans, as well as direct all activities and staff of the district offices. This individual also serves as the primary liaison between the Congresswoman and constituents and special interest groups in the district; and, acts as an advisor for the Congresswoman on local concerns, district issues and politics, and other developments throughout the region.

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