Get both sides of the story on Prop 61, which would limit the amount that California pays for prescription drugs under state programs like Medi-Cal. Guests on the podcast are Carmen Balber from Consumer Watchdog to take the supporting side, and Kathy Fairbanks from the No on 61 campaign on the opposing side.
In our 3rd episode, we talk about Proposition 66, which changes death penalty procedures to reduce the time between sentencing and execution. On the program we have District Attorney Michael Ramos to represent the supporting side, and Paula Mitchell from the Project for the Innocent to represent the opposing side.
In episode 2, we talk about Proposition 58, Multilingual Education, and how California will decide on ways to educate its 1.3 million English language learners. We are happy to have Jan Corea, CEO of the California Association for Bilingual Education, to represent the supporting side, and Ron Unz, principal proponent of Prop 227 from 1998 to represent the opposing side.
The first episode in our 2016 California Proposition series focuses on Prop 62, which would repeal the death penalty in California and replace it with a life sentence without parole. Our guests are well-known actor and activist Mike Farrell to represent the supporting side, and Deputy Chief David McGill of the California Police Officers Association to represent the opposing side.