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

Hispanic Republicans Credit Trump With Forcing Candidates’ Hands

bloomberg.com — Michael Parra, a Hispanic Republican from Colorado, doesn't agree with all the hard-line positions on immigration taken by Donald Trump, including the deportation of 11 million undocumented people already in the U.S. He does see an unexpected upside: The front-running Republican candidate is laying out clear positions on an issue that has bedeviled his party -- and that's prompting his competitors to do so, too.
Aug 21, 2015

“Here’s the scuttlebutt on the street from conservative Hispanics: For the most part they love @realDonaldTrump." bloom.bg/1JavJmc

Aug 21, 2015

RT @esmedeprez: “Here’s the scuttlebutt on the street from conservative Hispanics: For the most part they love @realDonaldTrump." bloom.bg/1JavJmc

Aug 21, 2015

RT @esmedeprez: “Here’s the scuttlebutt on the street from conservative Hispanics: For the most part they love @realDonaldTrump." bloom.bg/1JavJmc

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

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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

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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.
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Sep 02, 2015

For that garish agora called Times Square, topless women may be the least of its troubles: bloom.bg/1JxyPkk by @hgoldman77 & @dmlevitt

Aug 26, 2015

RT @KyleStock: We're at peak Pantone. 'Colorstronomy' and the other crazy ways the company stayed relevant: bloom.bg/1EkwcFP pic.twitter.com/H7HFbXr2S1

Aug 25, 2015

The ABC Guide to Bourgeois Grain ("You already know what Q is."): bit.ly/1KhnUPR by the inimitable @EmilyGould

Aug 21, 2015

“Folks had to register their dog...but not their bears.” @jennoldham on the circus animal unemployment crisis: bloom.bg/1EH0ihk

Aug 21, 2015

@joekeohane i was just telling @mikenizza you really wimped out on that island.

Aug 21, 2015

“Here’s the scuttlebutt on the street from conservative Hispanics: For the most part they love @realDonaldTrump." bloom.bg/1JavJmc

Aug 21, 2015

the thing about @EliseOnDeadline is she can write a delightful story about anything. even/especially an aging tunnel: bloom.bg/1Jv3d42


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