Dan Schnur

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Name: Dan Schnur
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Republican challenger stands no chance against Gov. Brown

California Gov. Jerry Brown’s approval rating currently stands at 58 percent, and if polling is any indication, that won’t be changing any time soon. A recent poll conducted by the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and the Los Angeles ... [Published Daily Trojan - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Proposition 46: Voter support drops when they hear the details, poll says

Voters support California's Proposition 46 by wide margins — until they hear the details of the initiative, particularly the fiscal impact, according to a new USC/Los Angeles Times poll.The proposition increases the cap on medical malpractice suits, as ... [Published SCPR - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Prop. 46 support drops as voters hear details on medical negligence initiative

Californians back Proposition 46 by wide margins until they hear details about the ballot initiative, according to results from the latest USC Dornsife/Los Angeles TimesInitially, 62 percent of voters supported the initiative when read the ballot language, ... [Published Noodls - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

L.A. County launching mobile-friendly web site with ballot info and ability to register to vote

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder’s Office will launch Monday a mobile-friendly website allowing users to access services in nine different languages, access ballot information and register to vote in November’s midterm election.“It will be snazzier,” ... [Published Los Angeles Daily News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Looking at Lobbying Disclosures for Clues to Tech Agenda

SACRAMENTO — On July 31, Uber Technologies Inc. filed a quarterly lobbying report with the state of California, revealing to the public the price it paid for trying to kill or amend four ride-sharing regulating bills between April and June.The number ... [Published Recorder - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Possibly Corrupt LA District Superintendent Looks for Evidence School Board Is Also Corrupt

Mike P. / Flickr The Los Angeles Times continues todocument the rapidly deteriorating relationship between Los AngelesUnified Schools Superintendent John Deasy and the district's boardof education. Deasy, who masterminded the now doomedgive-every-kid-an-iPad ... [Published REASON Online - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Unruh Institute hosts first ‘Students Talk Back’ event

The Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics resumed its event series “Students Talk Back: A Politics and Policy Forum” on Wednesday in the Tutor Campus Center, with a discussion entitled “The Legacies of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown: How the Nation Moves ... [Published Daily Trojan - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Dan Walters: Debra Bowen should have revealed depression earlier

Eight years ago, a state legislator named Debra Bowen was elected secretary of state, promising to use her expertise in technology to modernize what had been a ministerial backwater of California government.One of Bowen’s early acts in office was to virtually ... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Visiting Fellows program adds new mentors

California State Senator Mark Wyland (R-Escondido) and former State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-Pasadena) were announced as mentors for the Visiting Fellows Program, formerly known as Legislators-in-Residence, by the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of ... [Published Daily Trojan - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Bipartisanship rules this year in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Maybe Californians should start calling their Legislature the anti-Congress.The legislative session that ended in the wee hours of Saturday morning proved to be one of the most bipartisan and productive in years.Lawmakers struck bipartisan ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sacramento: Debate over plastic bag ban takes a weird but familiar turn

SACRAMENTO -- Several days before this weekend's deadline to complete their work, legislators received a letter from what appeared to be a Latino advocacy group urging them to vote against one of the year's most contentious bills.Familias Latinas de California ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dems, Republicans come together to strike out ALS

Photo courtesy of ATVNDirector of the Jesse M. Unruh Institue of Politics, Dan Schnur, center, performs the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” with USC College Republicans president, Jennifer Ann Massey, left, and USC College Democrats president, Alec White, ... [Published Daily Trojan - Aug 26 2014]

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"The initiative sponsors were very smart," USC's Dan Schnur said in the statement. "but a ballot initiative is only as strong as its weakest link, and the polling shows that voters’ concerns about medical malpractice are outweighing their eagerness for doctors to be drug tested."
"the controversy over young immigrants has caused support for comprehensive immigration reform to fall dramatically in national public opinion polls and may have contributed to president obama's decision to delay action on this issue" said Dan Schnur, director of the poll and executive director of the Jesse M Unruh Institute of Politics of USC...
"there's a fundamental difference between experiencing something unpleasant yourself, and hearing about it or reading about it secondhand" said Dan Schnur, director of the poll and executive director of the Jesse M Unruh Institute of Politics of USC...
"Do you want every professional trade association and every labor organization to make public their donors? You can," said Schnur. "but that's not something the legislature has shown an interest in doing."

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Proposition 46: Voter support drops when they h... [Published SCPR - Sep 15 2014]
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Looking at Lobbying Disclosures for Clues to Te... [Published Recorder - Sep 13 2014]
Gov. Brown holds large lead in governor’s race,... [Published Noodls - Sep 12 2014]
Possibly Corrupt LA District Superintendent Loo... [Published REASON Online - Sep 12 2014]
Possibly Corrupt LA District Superintendent Loo... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 12 2014]
Poll: Would GOP Control of the Senate Bring a '... [Published National Journal - Sep 12 2014]
LAUSD's Deasy seeks records of board members' t... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 12 2014]
Unruh Institute hosts first ‘Students Talk Back... [Published Daily Trojan - Sep 11 2014]
Dan Walters: Debra Bowen should have revealed d... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 09 2014]
Poll: Is Your Party's Position Entering Midterm... [Published National Journal - Sep 05 2014]
Visiting Fellows program adds new mentors [Published Daily Trojan - Sep 05 2014]
Bipartisanship rules this year in Sacramento [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 31 2014]
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Sacramento: Debate over plastic bag ban takes a... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 28 2014]
Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 27 2014]
Dems, Republicans come together to strike out ALS [Published Daily Trojan - Aug 26 2014]
Billionaire's climate change ads leave fact-che... [Published Oakland Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
Perry charges mar presidential potential [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
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Indicted state Sen. Leland Yee looks to finish a relatively strong third in the race for California Secretary of State, despite the fact that he dropped out of the race months ago, according to the Los Angeles Times election results tracker . Republican ...
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With 82.5% of precincts reporting, Republican Pete Peterson and Democrat Alex Padilla are locked in a neck-and-neck battle in the California Secretary of State race, although both will ultimately move on to the general election in November, according ...
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