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Sunday, Jul 10, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Crowded Ballot Lineup

Politically Speaking: The Crowded Ballot Lineup

It's one thing to get voters registered. It's another to get them schooled on the candidates and propositions. That could be a chore come November. NBC 7's Wendy Fry speaks with NBC 7's media partner Voice...

Sunday, Jul 10, 2016

Politically Speaking: Transparent Lawmaking

Politically Speaking: Transparent Lawmaking

"Openess and transparency" in our lawmaking processes is a noble goal that gets a lot of lip service in the halls of government. But in practice? An oxymoron, all too often. Now, there are moves from both...

Sunday, Jul 10, 2016

Politically Speaking: State Legislative Update

Politically Speaking: State Legislative Update

Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins, representing California's 78th District here in San Diego County, stops by NBC 7 San Diego with a legislative update on big issues in the Capitol City of Sacramento.

Sunday, Jul 3, 2016

Politically Speaking: State Judiciaries Study

Politically Speaking: State Judiciaries Study

Positions in the state court judiciaries are filled mainly by political appointments. In California, women and minorities have proportionately less seats. Women make up 51 percent of our population, but are only...

Sunday, Jul 3, 2016

Politically Speaking: A Marijuana Sales Tax, Pt. II

Politically Speaking: A Marijuana Sales Tax, Pt. II

The prospect of a San Diego ballot measure imposing a sales tax on marijuana is looming, if California voters approve recreational pot use in November. Anthony Wagner, the City Planning Commissioner, and...

Sunday, Jul 3, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Marijuana Sales Tax

Politically Speaking: The Marijuana Sales Tax

The prospect of a San Diego ballot measure imposing a sales tax on marijuana is looming, if California voters approve recreational pot use in November. Anthony Wagner, with the City Planning Commission, and San...

Sunday, Jun 26, 2016

Politically Speaking: Changes in Election Law

Politically Speaking: Changes in Election Law

A proposed city charter amendment would restore guaranteed runoff voting in city elections and no initiatives or referendums in June elections. If such a measure already had been in effect earlier, Mayor...

Monday, Jun 27, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Politics of Homelessness, Pt. II

Politically Speaking: The Politics of Homelessness, Pt. II

Homelessness is something many would rather sweep aside. NBC 7's Gene Cubbison resumes his talk with Michael Michael McConnell, a philanthropist and advocate who serves on multiple local and regional...

Monday, Jun 27, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Politics of Homelessness

Politically Speaking: The Politics of Homelessness

Homelessness is a situation all too many people would rather not see, or think about. The region's homeless can't just be a police problem, though. Not only is shelter in short supply, but San Diego needs money...

Friday, Jun 17, 2016

Politically Speaking: The Politics of Hunger

Politically Speaking: The Politics of Hunger

It's hard to imagine how so many children go without eating because they don't have access to food. Congresswoman Susan Davis stops by NBC 7's Politically Speaking with details of legislation to fill the summer...

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Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 25-28

Things to Do This Weekend: Aug. 25-28

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in America's Finest City.