Prop 75 Public Employee Union Dues: Restrictions on Political
Contributions: Employee Consent Requirement. Eric Beach, communications director for the Yes on 75 Committee; Mark Skeen, San Jose firefighter, member of Local 230, working with No on 75 campaign.
Public School Teachers Waiting Period for Permanent Status: Dismissal
Initiative Prop 74. Eric Heins, school teacher in Contra Costa County.
Stanley "Tookie" Williams faces execution Dec. 13. Barbara Becnel, Tookie Williams’s advocate for many years and co-author with Tookie of several books, (Life in Prison, Gangs and the Abuse of
Power, Blue Rage, Black Redemption: A Memoir);
Stephanie Faucher, Program Director for Death Penalty Focus.
The news cycle out of Washington DC, indictments and Supreme Court
nominee, Samuel Alito. Mitch Jesserich, Washington correspondent for Free Speech Radio News; Marcus Raskin, John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for The Nation Magazine.