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Interview with Lance Christensen

This week we welcome Lance Christensen, candidate for California Superintendent of Public Instruction. We discuss Christensen’s candidacy, school choice, issues in education, and more.

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Interview with Lance Christensen

Interview with Lance Christensen

This week we welcome Lance Christensen, candidate for California Superintendent of Public Instruction. We discuss Christensen's candidacy, school choice, issues in education, and more. (06:50) Student Choice Initiative (16:01) Pure pupil spending (27:59) School choice...

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Interview with Ken Cooley

Interview with Ken Cooley

This week we welcome Assemblymember Ken Cooley. Cooley represents Assembly District 08, and serves as Assembly Rules Committee Chair. We discuss rule changes, insurance policy, oversight and more.SacTown Talks is a podcast about California politics, policy and...

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Interview with Adam Probolsky

Interview with Adam Probolsky

This week we welcome President of Probolsky Research, Adam Probolsky. Probolsky is a California opinion research expert. We discuss voter polling, reaching voters online, trends Probolsky is seeing, what's changed and more.SacTown Talks is a podcast about California...

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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.