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Interview with Chris Holden

This week we welcome Assemblymember Chris Holden. Holden represents Assembly District 41. We discuss civil rights, solitary confinement, the environment, our carbon footprint, and more.

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Interview with Chris Holden

Interview with Chris Holden

This week we welcome Assemblymember Chris Holden. Holden represents Assembly District 41. We discuss civil rights, solitary confinement, the environment, our carbon footprint, and more. (01:30) Holden’s journey into Politics (12:30) LA politics and uniting communities...

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Interview with Kevin McCarty

Interview with Kevin McCarty

This week we welcome Assemblymember Kevin McCarty. McCarty represents Assembly District 07. We discuss issues in Sacramento such as homelessness, education, rising gas prices, and more. (04:06) How McCarty got his start in politics (11:38) Talking close election races...

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Interview with Heath Flora

Interview with Heath Flora

This week we welcome Assemblymember Heath Flora. Flora represents Assembly District 12. We discuss rising gas prices, combating wildfires, the problem solvers, elections and more. (01:57) High California gas prices (14:32) Combating wildfires (18:39) California water...

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Jarhett Blonien

Jarhett Blonien

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Jarhett Blonien is a seasoned California attorney with years of experience working in various levels of state government. The breadth and depth of his experience – both in the capitol and in the courtroom – give him a unique perspective to the inner-workings of California government.

Blonien has spent his career mastering the legislative process, forming relationships with key players and learning how to creatively implement successful strategies amidst a constantly evolving political landscape.