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FROM Mary Gill
Prop 92 Proposition 92 on next month’s ballot would limit fees charged by 109 community colleges to $15 dollars a unit. They are now $20 dollars. The Legislative Analyst says the college system would collect about $70 million dollars less under Proposition 92 than it does now. But the state would still have to provide funding at a minimum level just as it does for K-12 education.
America's top diplomat faces challenges in Asia Whatever happened to America's "pivot to Asia?" That's just one of the questions left hanging since Rex Tillerson's first trip there as Secretary of State. Is the Trump Administration hoping to change Foreign Policy or maintain the status quo?
Trump's travel ban and the long-term agenda The Trump Administration's revised travel ban may be good news for some visa holders and others, but it's still being challenged as unconstitutional. Some reporters call it the beginning of a long-term effort to change the demographic make-up of the United States.
Political appointments and the reshaping of the judiciary President Trump has the chance for a long-term impact -- not just on the US Supreme Court, but on the entire federal court system. And his nominees are likely to get the support of a massive spending campaign by donors who don't have to reveal their names. Can President Trump "pack" the federal court system?