Ben Boychuk

City Journal

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Associate editor of the libertarian City Journal, where he writes on education,
California politics and policy

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Last year, the legislature passed and Governor Brown signed a ban on plastic bags in California. The ban won't go into effect unless voters approve it -- but that wasn't enough.

Playing Politics with Plastic Bags

Last year, the legislature passed and Governor Brown signed a ban on plastic bags in California. The ban won't go into effect unless voters approve it -- but that wasn't enough.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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Immediate financial relief topped Governor Gavin Newsom's wishlist in an ambitious $227 billion spending plan he released Friday for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Lawmakers from Southern California took to Twitter and to the phone lines to let their constituents know they were okay and to condemn Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

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Warren Olney talks about the U.S.

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Hundreds of thousands of California workers have applied for unemployment benefits, are eligible to receive them, but still haven’t been paid.

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On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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Nielsen released year-end streaming data for 2020, and more minutes were spent watching “The Office” on Netflix than any other show.

from Hollywood Breakdown

In Washington D.C. today, at Donald Trump’s urging, thousands of people protested the results of the November election. A mob stormed the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand