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California passes tougher net neutrality law, setting up battle with federal rule

California passes tougher net neutrality law, setting up battle with federal rule

California Governor Jerry Brown gestures as Attorney General Xavier Becerra laughs during a press conference at the California State Capitol on March 7, 2018 in Sacramento, California.; Credit: Stephen Lam/Getty Images AirTalk® California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation’s toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. The […]

California passes tougher net neutrality law, setting up battle with federal rule

California passes tougher net neutrality law, setting up battle with federal rule

California Governor Jerry Brown gestures as Attorney General Xavier Becerra laughs during a press conference at the California State Capitol on March 7, 2018 in Sacramento, California.; Credit: Stephen Lam/Getty Images AirTalk® California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation’s toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. The […]

California passes tougher net neutrality law, setting up battle with federal rule

California passes tougher net neutrality law, setting up battle with federal rule

California Governor Jerry Brown gestures as Attorney General Xavier Becerra laughs during a press conference at the California State Capitol on March 7, 2018 in Sacramento, California.; Credit: Stephen Lam/Getty Images AirTalk® California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation’s toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. The […]

Legal and political analysis of the Ford, Kavanaugh testimonies, plus we tune in to the Judiciary Committee vote

Legal and political analysis of the Ford, Kavanaugh testimonies, plus we tune in to the Judiciary Committee vote

From left, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., listen as Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Pool/Getty […]

Ford, Kavanaugh testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee

Ford, Kavanaugh testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee

Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in prior to giving testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Pool/Getty Images AirTalk® Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a California psychology professor, testify on sexual misconduct allegations before the Senate Judiciary Committee […]

What will be the scope of the newly created CA Office of Election Cybersecurity?

What will be the scope of the newly created CA Office of Election Cybersecurity?

Staff members attend an event where Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano delivered remarks at the opening ceremony of the new U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team/National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center facility October 30, 2009 in Arlington, Virginia. ; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® A recently passed Assembly Bill has created a new office under Secretary […]

The political dimension of the Kavanaugh interview

The political dimension of the Kavanaugh interview

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens during the first day of his confirmation hearing in front of the US Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, on September 4, 2018 as his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh looks on.; Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Brett and Ashley Kavanaugh went on Fox News yesterday for an […]

The political dimension of the Kavanaugh interview

The political dimension of the Kavanaugh interview

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens during the first day of his confirmation hearing in front of the US Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, on September 4, 2018 as his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh looks on.; Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® Brett and Ashley Kavanaugh went on Fox News yesterday for an […]

As second Kavanaugh accuser comes forward, we discuss where the Senate confirmation stands

As second Kavanaugh accuser comes forward, we discuss where the Senate confirmation stands

Protestors rally against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh as they make their way from the Supreme Court to the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill, September 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® Just as negotiators reached agreement on an extraordinary hearing for Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, a […]

Political strategy, criminal trial and Title IX analogies: we analyze the terms Blasey Ford set for Senate testimony

Political strategy, criminal trial and Title IX analogies: we analyze the terms Blasey Ford set for Senate testimony

Committee Chairman U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) (L) and ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) (R) participate in a markup hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee September 13, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images AirTalk® Negotiations are ongoing between the Senate Judiciary Committee and attorneys for the Bay Area […]