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Sunday, Oct 1, 2017

Politically Speaking: Short Term Rentals

Politically Speaking: Short Term Rentals

 San Diego has become the nation's fourth busiest city in host-listed rental housing, according to Airbnb. But how should that business be regulated? San Diego Councilman Chris Ward and Councilwoman...

Monday, Oct 2, 2017

Politically Speaking: San Diego Homelessness and Hep A

Politically Speaking: San Diego Homelessness and Hep A

 You don't have to go downtown to see San Diego's homeless population. Many of them are now sick with Hepatitis A in one of the largest outbreaks in county history. San Diego City Council President Pro...

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017

Politically Speaking: A Discussion on Public Safety in San Diego

Politically Speaking: A Discussion on Public Safety in San Diego

 One of the hallmarks of a livable neighborhood is public safety, and to promote those qualities is a City Council committee focused on funding and staffing what's needed. The chair of that committee is 6th

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017

Politically Speaking: Bonnie Dumanis

Politically Speaking: Bonnie Dumanis

The prosecutor who served nearly 15 years as San Diego County's District Attorney after nine years as judge isn't ready for retirement yet. Bonnie Dumanis is now seeking the office of county supervisor...

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017

Politically Speaking: Greg Cox

Politically Speaking: Greg Cox

Greg Cox started a long career in public service as a schoolteacher, later was mayor of Chula Vista, and for the past 22 years has been a San Diego County Supervisor. Cox represents District 1, in...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Politically Speaking: SD's 50th District Congressional Race

Politically Speaking: SD's 50th District Congressional Race

 The 50th Congressioanl District has been safely Republican since 1981, represented by a father-son combination. Now, Duncan Hunter has seven challengers: one Republican and six Democrats.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Politically Speaking: Opioid Abuse in San Diego

Politically Speaking: Opioid Abuse in San Diego

No matter the legislation to curb drug abuse, addicts keep finding heroin, meth, fentanyl and more. A Deputy District Attorney on the prescription drug abuse task force stops by NBC7's Politically...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017

Politically Speaking: Regional Chamber of Commerce Heads to D.C.

Politically Speaking: Regional Chamber of Commerce Heads to D.C.

 Members of San Diego's Regional Chamber of Commerce stop by NBC 7's Politically Speaking to talk about their upcoming visit to Washignton, D.C.

Monday, Sep 11, 2017

Politically Speaking: County Supervisor Race

Politically Speaking: County Supervisor Race

Attorney Omar Passons, a Democrat who lives in District 4 which has been represented by the termed-out Ron Roberts, has thrown his hat into the ring for the seat.  

Monday, Sep 11, 2017

Politically Speaking: New Rules for Tax Measures

Politically Speaking: New Rules for Tax Measures

Voice of San Diego Managing Editor Sara Libby and political analyst John Dadian discuss the recent state Supreme Court decision making the two-thirds majority rule apply only to government-sponsored tax...

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