Tom Ammiano

California State Assembly

Guest

Democratic Assemblyman in the California State Legislature, representing San Francisco; former Supervisor of San Francisco's 9th District and sponsor of the Healthy San Francisco plan

Tom Ammiano on KCRW

As a US Senator, Barack Obama said, “The war on drugs is an utter failure.” Many narcotics agents, prosecutors and judges agree. New York may repeal tough anti-drug laws.

Is it Time to Cease Fire in the War on Drugs?

As a US Senator, Barack Obama said, “The war on drugs is an utter failure.” Many narcotics agents, prosecutors and judges agree. New York may repeal tough anti-drug laws.

from Which Way, L.A.?

As a US Senator, Barack Obama said, "The war on drugs is an utter failure." Many narcotics agents, prosecutors and judges agree.

Is It Time to Cease Fire in the War on Drugs?

As a US Senator, Barack Obama said, "The war on drugs is an utter failure." Many narcotics agents, prosecutors and judges agree.

from To the Point

San Francisco is "different" from other American cities in many ways.

San Francisco Becomes First US City to Guarantee Healthcare

San Francisco is "different" from other American cities in many ways.

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California’s recall makes sense, but the electoral system as a whole needs reform, according to columnist Joe Matthews.

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The LA City Council has passed a motion that aims to curb street racing.

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Some 100,000 refugees are resettling in America so far after the U.S. ended its 20-year war in Afghanistan, and some are settling in Los Angeles.

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September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.

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Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.

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In this week's Scheer Intelligence podcast, host Robert Scheer discusses the paradoxical past, present and future of China's "socialist market" economic model with Nathan Gardels,…

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Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom now seems likely to survive the effort to recall him, but he should reflect on what got him into trouble.

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