@business & @BW state & local politics & policy reporter. maine native, california transplant, w/ love & squalor. links/RTs=zero edeprez@bloomberg.net

The Pope Calls on Jerry Brown to Preach Climate Change Gospel

bloomberg.com — California Governor Jerry Brown says that when he was 18 years old and studying to become a Jesuit priest, he couldn't have fathomed that one day he would share a stage with the pontiff to discuss an issue of global importance. Now he's going to do just that.
Jul 14, 2015

The Pope Calls on Jerry Brown to Preach Climate Change Gospel bloom.bg/1HZWv3p via @bpolitics

Jul 14, 2015

The Pope Calls on Jerry Brown to Preach Climate Change Gospel bloom.bg/1HZWv3p via @bpolitics

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U.S. High Schools Embrace Shooting as Hot New Sport

bloomberg.com — The giddy 13-year-old boys oohed and aahed as they stared down the black shotgun barrels and aimed at clay targets they imagined whizzing through the air. "You guys are welcome to test any of these out," said Dusty Minke, a sales agent for Browning, as the teens elbowed each other for spots at his kiosk.
Jul 09, 2015

These future legislators will know the truth about weapons, the NRA says. @esmedeprez on teens and trap shooting. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 09, 2015

RT @erin_gs: These future legislators will know the truth about weapons, the NRA says. @esmedeprez on teens and trap shooting. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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High Court Upholds Obama’s Legacy and Health Care for Millions

bloomberg.com — Barack Obama's legacy as the president who reshaped the U.S. health-care system withstood its biggest challenge since 2012 when the Supreme Court ended any immediate threat that millions might lose medical coverage. The decision touches every part of health care in the U.S.
Jun 25, 2015

High Court Upholds Obama’s Legacy and Health Care for Millions bloom.bg/1SOlV7C w/ @EsmeDeprez

Jun 25, 2015

SCOTUS upholds Obama’s legacy & strikes at a tenet of the modern-day GOP: Obamacare must be undone. bloom.bg/1SOlV7C w/ @ToluseO

Jun 25, 2015

RT @ToluseO: High Court Upholds Obama’s Legacy and Health Care for Millions bloom.bg/1SOlV7C w/ @EsmeDeprez

Jun 25, 2015

RT @esmedeprez: SCOTUS upholds Obama’s legacy & strikes at a tenet of the modern-day GOP: Obamacare must be undone. bloom.bg/1SOlV7C

Jun 25, 2015

"I feel like I won the Lotto." An Obamacare customer who didn't lose her insurance today. By @esmedeprez + @ToluseO bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

California climate plan has inland condemning coastal elitism

contracostatimes.com — By Esme E. Deprez and James Nash Bloomberg Posted: 06/24/2015 06:34:19 AM PDT Updated: 06/24/2015 06:34:47 AM PDT The way inland California lawmakers see it, the only benefit to their constituents from Gov. Jerry Brown's expansion of carbon pollution laws will be cleaner air to breathe as they wait at the unemployment office.

California climate plan has inland condemning coastal elitism

mercurynews.com — By Esme E. Deprez and James Nash, Bloomberg Posted: 06/24/2015 05:33:07 AM PDT Updated: 06/24/2015 05:34:22 AM PDT The way inland California lawmakers see it, the only benefit to their constituents from Gov. Jerry Brown's expansion of carbon pollution laws will be cleaner air to breathe as they wait at the unemployment office.

Washington Post Business Page, Business News

washpost.bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- The way inland California lawmakers see it, the only benefit to their constituents from Governor Jerry Brown's expansion of carbon pollution laws will be cleaner air to breathe as they wait at the unemployment office. Brown and other Democrats are pushing legislation to reduce greenhouse gases caused by burning fossil fuels to a fraction of what they were a quarter-century ago.
Jun 22, 2015

California's climate plan has inland dwellers condemning coastal elites bit.ly/1eDzc4t by @esmedeprez @jmnash

Jun 22, 2015

RT @FKlopott: California's climate plan has inland dwellers condemning coastal elites bit.ly/1eDzc4t by @esmedeprez @jmnash

California Climate Plan Has Inland Condemning Coastal Elitism

bloomberg.com — The way inland California lawmakers see it, the only benefit to their constituents from Governor Jerry Brown's expansion of carbon pollution laws will be cleaner air to breathe as they wait at the unemployment office. Brown and other Democrats are pushing legislation to reduce greenhouse gases caused by burning fossil fuels to a fraction of what they were a quarter-century ago.
Jun 22, 2015

California climate plan has inland condemning coastal elitism bloom.bg/1Lv5Orl via @bpolitics

Jun 22, 2015

#California's fight against climate change pits inland Republicans vs. "coastal elitist" Dems: bloom.bg/1Lv5Orl (my latest w/ @jmnash)

Jun 22, 2015

California Climate Plan Has Inland Condemning Coastal Elitism bloom.bg/1Lv5Orl via @bpolitics

Jun 22, 2015

California Climate Plan Has Inland Condemning Coastal Elitism bloom.bg/1Lv5Orl via @bpolitics

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Brownback Leads in Kansas as Democrat Davis Concedes

bloomberg.com — Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Kansas Governor Sam Brownback won a second term, surviving a backlash to an anti-tax crusade that pitted him against fellow Republicans and tested voters' patience for the Tea Party agenda. Brownback claimed 49.9 percent to 46.1 percent for Democratic state Representative Paul Davis, with 98 percent of precincts reporting, according to preliminary results from the Associated Press.
Jun 07, 2015

Nov. 4, 2014: "Brownback pledged to cut taxes to zero if re-elected." bloomberg.com/politics/artic… To be fair, talking about INCOME TAXES. #ksleg

Political Asylum

bloombergview.com — Political asylum just might be the world's most controversial universal idea. Most countries offer it. The United Nations declares it an inalienable human right. With violence raging from Syria to Ukraine to Central America, claims for asylum are at or near record highs. The discord starts when countries try to figure out who deserves it.

Drought-Stricken California’s Wealthy Pay Up to Keep Lawns Lush

bloomberg.com — Mandatory water rationing struck California's celebrity-filled enclave of Montecito last year and, within weeks, residents created a market based on avoidance. Gardens stayed lush and lawns verdant as citizens paid tanker trucks to deliver thousands of gallons to homes in the seaside suburb of Santa Barbara.
Apr 16, 2015

If only they would put their resources into keeping public spaces a respite: bloomberg.com/politics/artic…

Apr 15, 2015

Water rationing in California is no problem for the wealthy who pay big bucks to keep their lawns lush bloom.bg/1CNlksh by @esmedeprez

Apr 15, 2015

Water rationing in California is no problem for the wealthy who pay big bucks to keep their lawns lush bloom.bg/1CNlksh @esmedeprez

Apr 15, 2015

If you have a lot of green, your lawn stays green. How the wealthy keep their lawns lush in a drought. @esmedeprez bloom.bg/1J2ia92

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Jul 23, 2015

RT @CarolineYLChen: Steven doesn't feel pain. Timothy has super strong bones. Drugmakers are eyeing their DNA: bloom.bg/1OwCAu7 pic.twitter.com/JIDa1RqdgR

Jul 23, 2015

RT @NYTmag: California aches for a great, authentic bagel. Why is it so hard to make one outside of NY? nyti.ms/1GGg0Zv pic.twitter.com/JTsr8aB9XX

Jul 21, 2015

heartbroken! grew up on PHC! met @g_keillor once & told him so. he said sorry my parents passed on such poor taste. twitter.com/AP/status/6232…

Jul 20, 2015

RT @llerer: The only thing Donald Trump has to lose is his fortune, reports @bykowicz. And that makes him awfully dangerous. ow.ly/PRnYu

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