Question 7: Proposition 64 authorizes the legalization of marijuana, while granting local jurisdictions the authority to approve or deny certain marijuana-related businesses. What are your thoughts on marijuana legalization to date and what do you think of your own community’s policies on marijuana? Joyce Anderson: We know now that marijuana has tremendous medicinal benefits, particularly in CBDs. My concern is a system that puts THC products in the hands of our kids. The federal government is still struggling to regulate this. I don’t know what the answers are yet, however I do know that the establishment or operation of any business of commercial marijuana activity is prohibited in the City of SJC. … [Read more...] about Election 2018: San Juan Capistrano City Council District 3 candidates share their priorities and thoughts on local issues
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But even greater than Seattle’s challenge of taxation is its crisis of homelessness. Since 2010, as Amazon has expanded and the population has boomed, the city’s housing supply hasn’t kept up. As rents and evictions have increased, the homeless population has risen to more than 12,000 people. A McKinsey study published in May — the same week the Employee Hours Tax passed — estimated that Seattle and King County, where the city is located, would need to spend at least $200 million more per year to solve its homelessness crisis. … [Read more...] about Facing Pressure From Amazon, Seattle Repeals ‘Head Tax’
Earlier this month, an Australia bishop became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse. Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson was sentenced to 12 months in detention by an Australian court in a landmark case seen as a strong warning to institutions that fail to protect children. … [Read more...] about Former DC, NJ Archbishop McCarrick Resigns From College of Cardinals Amid Sex Abuse Allegations
On the roster: How hard will McCarthy go against Mueller? - Poll: Trump like Clinton, Obama before midterm routs - Here we go again: Bloomberg toys with third party run - Pompeo wins support from key Democrats -Would you believe ‘meow’? … [Read more...] about How hard will McCarthy go against Mueller?