Santa Monica, Plastic Bags and the Garbage Patch

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The first poll since Governor Jerry Brown proposed a special election on taxes and fees shows that two-thirds of Californians think it's a good idea. A majority actually feels as if he and the legislature might get something done. Also, Santa Monica becomes the latest city to bans plastic bags. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, when Republicans won control of the Congress, they appeared to be on a role. Now it's unclear whether established leaders or Tea Party conservatives are in control.

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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper