Last year's local, state and federal election campaigns cost a record total of $6 billion. Proposition C asks LA voters to send a message to Washington: get the big money out of politics. The LA Times calls it, "a primal scream?" Also, who's paying for not one, but two, measures on medical marijuana? Speaking of money, Governor Brown says Sacramento is a "spending machine." We hear about his revised budget, with a cautious approach to increased revenue.
On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, when a building collapse killed 1100 garment workers in Bangladesh, it exposed the high cost of cheap clothing. We hear what's happening now in that country, what clothing companies are — or are not — doing and whether there's anything you can do.
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