Episodes

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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Interview with Scott Wiener

Interview with Scott Wiener

This week we welcome Senator Scott Wiener. Wiener represents Senate District 11. We discuss affordable housing, public safety, transportation, legalizing psychedelics and more. (01:15) Strong year for housing (07:01) San Francisco COVID rebound (14:02) Transportation...

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Interview with David Bowman

Interview with David Bowman

This week we welcome Principal Clerk II/Reading Clerk, David Bowman. We discuss the importance of preparation, mentorship, term limits, how he got started in the Capitol and more. (07:11) Preparing for floor session (12:08) Becoming Reading Clerk (25:38) Term limits...

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Interview with Arnulfo De La Cruz

Interview with Arnulfo De La Cruz

This week we welcome Arnulfo De La Cruz, Executive Vice President of SEIU 2015. We discuss home care, fair wages, structural racism, the goals of SEIU, and more. (02:20) Different elements of home care (06:04) Union bills (09:54) The power and purpose of unions...

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Interview with Lance Hastings

Interview with Lance Hastings

This week we welcome Lance Hastings, President and CEO of the California Manufacturers & Technology Association. We discuss energy, legislative impact, solutions in manufacturing, and more. (06:06) Shortage of necessities (09:54) Affordable and reliable energy...

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Interview with Kristina Bas Hamilton

Interview with Kristina Bas Hamilton

Today we welcome Kristina Bas Hamilton, Principal at KBH Advocacy. Bas Hamilton also hosts her own podcast, Blueprint for California Advocates. We discuss lobbying for the budget, staff unionization issues, podcasting benefits, and more. (12:30) Lobbying for the...

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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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