Assistant Producer, To the Point/Which Way, LA?
FROM Liyna Anwar
California Tinkering with Prop 13 Republicans voiced strong reaction to the prospect that Prop 13 might finally be amended, 36 years after state voters started a property tax revolt that went nationwide.
Whistleblowers, Cover-ups and Death at the VA Eight million Americans qualify for VA healthcare, and they're apparently satisfied. But it takes so long that 40 have allegedly died while waiting for appointments.
Concerned Residents Take on… Solar Energy? It's one thing if you want to put a solar installation on the roof, but one San Fernando Valley neighborhood is protesting against putting solar panels on the ground.
Benghazi, the IRS and the Business of Government House Republicans are investigating American deaths in Benghazi again. Is it all about politics? Will Congress manage to address other issues before midterm elections?
Is California Headed for a Tax on Sodas? Coke, Pepsi and other beverage companies are fighting a proposed mandate in California for labels warning that sugary soft drinks increase the risk of childhood obesity.
Will a New Helicopter Noise Law Make Anyone Happy? The LA skies are filled with noisy helicopters -- for news, law enforcement and tourists. We hear why many are still unhappy despite a new law signed by President Obama.
Abortion Making a Comeback in This Year's Midterm Elections Republicans aren't backing away from opposing abortion. How's it likely to play in this year's midterm campaigns for the Senate and Congress.
Low Expectations for Syria Peace Talks Preliminary Syrian peace talks today produced a chorus of dissonant voices. What's at stake for the US, Russia and Middle East? Is there relief in sight for the victims?
Greenhouse Gas Emissions and America's Climate Change Deniers Despite the near unanimous conviction of climate scientists, Americans are skeptical that global warming is caused by humans. Why? What are the potential consequences?
GOP 'Nukes' the Senate filibuster on SCOTUS nominees Senate Democrats today blocked Judge Neil Gorsuch's appointment to the US Supreme Court… but just for the moment. The Republican majority has changed the rules to force a likely confirmation as soon as tomorrow.
In Janesville, WI, Middle America meets the new American dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn't prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. We hear what's happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.