Job Creation Proposals from CA Gubernatorial Candidates

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Would cutting taxes help business create jobs, or just make the rich richer? Should the state encourage climate change regulations, or would going green become a job killer?  We hear the pros and cons of proposals from Whitman and Brown, candidates for Governor of California. Also, the Los Angeles Dodgers are fading fast.  What does their owners’ divorce case have to do with it? We hear more about Frank McCourt. On our rebroadcast of today’s To the Point, when California’s ban on same-sex marriage was overturned, it was a victory for gay rights.  What did the women’s movement have to do with it? Why does one writer and scholar think it was too much, too soon, even though he’s married to another man?

Banner image: Pamphlets with information about unemployment are displayed at Eastbay Works Oakland One-Stop Career Center August 5, 2010 in Oakland, California. US jobless claims unexpectedly rose by 19,000 new claims for the week ending on July 31. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images