Posts Tagged: Anthony York
Capitol Weekly Podcast: Each year Capitol Weekly publishes The Top 100 – our rundown of the 100 people in California who are NOT in elected office, but who have had the biggest impact on California public policy and politics. We published the 2022 edition on August 9, and on this episode Capitol Weekly’s John Howard and Tim Foster discuss some of the names on this year’s list, some of the folks on past lists and the process that produces The Top 100.
In the months after California voters removed Gray Davis from office, I would roll out of bed at 5:30 a.m. and log on to find a document waiting for me. It was from Scott Lay. The document was the rough draft of that morning’s edition of The Roundup, a daily email digest of California political news and information that went to nearly 10,000 subscribers.
A lot has changed in California politics over the last ten years. We have gone from a novice celebrity governor to a seasoned hand to our first Gen X executive. We’ve seen record budget deficits and record surpluses. We have transitioned to a plurality Latino state and have seen the gap between haves and have-nots grow larger than ever before.During that time, Capitol Weekly has changed, too. We’ve gone from ‘that print rag that publishes everyone’s salary’ to ‘that Web site that publishes the list.’
Nine races in November could determine which party controls the House for the next decade—and the map looks good for Democrats. This fall, Democrats face a bad map in the Senate and are in a tough battle to take back the House. But the party is on offense in nine crucial contests around the country that could determine control of Congress for the next decade.
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