Consultant to the Yes on 10 campaignConsultant to the Yes on 10 campaign
FROM John Dunlap
Proposition 10: Environmental Protection or Corporate Giveaway? Proposition 10 was put on next month's ballot by the Clean Energy Fuels Corporation in Seal Beach. It's owned by the Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens and produces natural gas. The $5 billion bond measure would provide more than $3 billion in rebates for vehicles that run on alternative fuels, including natural gas. The rest of the money would fund research and development of renewable energy technology.
What is Trump's plan for Middle East peace? On his first foreign tour, President Trump has promised "peace" between Israel and the Palestinians. Are there any details for re-starting talks that have been stalled for the past three years?
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.