The Law Lives

Posted by Cal-in-Sacramento Fellow
Kerida Moates

Away from the Capitol, it’s difficult to understand the necessity of such a plethora of bills. It seems as though California has an incredible amount of law and regulation. So why pass so much legislation each week?

On Monday, June 29, I found the answer. Like almost every Monday afternoon, I attended the Assembly Committee on Transportation. When SB 344 came before the Committee, I watched as two grief stricken parents testified to the committee about how their son, Daniel, was tragically killed when a truck driver lost control of his vehicle and hit Daniel’s car. The bill would require an individual to complete a course of instruction through the DMV in order to obtain a commercial driver’s license. Daniel’s parents, and the author, Senator Monning, felt as though increased training would help prevent future tragedies. Continue reading

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A Republican “War on Women”? I Don’t Think So!

Posted by Cal-in-Sacramento Fellow
Kerida Moates

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend the College Republican National Committee’s 61st Biennial National Convention in Washington DC. Not only did I have the opportunity to hear prominent political figures such as Rand Paul, Elise Stefanik, Grover Norquist, and Tom Price, but I also was able to meet other College Republicans from across the nation.

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