Read the San Luis Obispo Tribune’s endorsements for the November 2018 election. The newspaper backs candidates for city council and mayor in Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Grover Beach, Morro Bay, Paso, Pismo and SLO.
Fixing the DMV requires changes from the top down. Assembly Republicans are calling for the immediate halt to all voter registrations until an independent audit has been completed. If the DMV can’t even register our cars right, it has no business registering voters.
San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Bruce Gibson gives his opinion on the California gas tax and Proposition 6 ahead of the 2018 election. He says defunding high speed rail won’t free up money for better roads.
California can still fund fixes to its roads and pass Proposition 6, repealing the gas tax, writes San Luis Obispo, CA columnist Andrea Seastrand. We should start by repealing the high speed rail project.
The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California, endorses Democrat Salud Carbajal for Congress. For a second time, Carbajal is being challenged by Republican Justin Fareed for the 24th District congressional seat.
Some commentators tried to portray Trump’s conversation with Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen as a naïve gesture that humiliated Beijing. Soon after, however, at his Florida resort, Trump was wooing China’s Xi Jinping.
Andrew Shinn of Reedley, California, says he feels betrayed in his Republican ideals by Rep. Devin Nunes, the Tulare congressman. Shinn says he will vote for Andrew Janz in the district that includes Fresno.
A policy change will unintentionally weaken one of the core principles of Proposition 64, which legalized recreational marijuana for adults. The regulations do not require child-resistant packaging for individual doses.
To avoid being mired in more debate over a controversial sewer, Morro Bay should elect candidates committed to moving the project forward. That’s John Headding for mayor and Jesse Barron, Dawn Addis and Jan Goldman for council.
A mailer in support of Proposition 6 on the California ballot is designed to look like an official correction notice from an elections office. San Luis Obispo County Clerk Tommy Gong says it’s “pushing the envelope” and warns voters to beware.
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Sacramento native Anthony Kennedy wore in his successor Brett Kavanaugh Monday, and his silence on the allegations against the new justice made him complicit in his former law clerk’s ascension to the country’s highest court.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell may be the personification of the Washington establishment that Donald Trump campaigned against. But together, they have accomplished a transformation of the judicial system.