John Pitney

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Name: John Pitney
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Big Spenders Win Big in High Court Decision

PHOTO: In a 5-4 decision this week, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the limit on what a donor can give to all candidates in a single election cycle. Photo courtesy Library of Congress.April 4, 2014SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Supreme Court is throwing ... [Published Public News Service - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Ryan budget's clear message: We're not Democrats

Both the Republican House budget by Rep. Paul Ryan and Democrats' 'fair shot' legislation are red meat for partisans, aimed at getting voters to the booth in November. The balanced budget put forward by Rep. Paul Ryan (R) of Wisconsin Tuesday looks like ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

"That's My Farmer" Event Links Food And Community

On Tuesday, residents can get to know Eugene area farmers and help those in need get access to healthy food. The 15th annual "That's My Farmer" event showcases local community shared agriculture programs.John Pitney was a farm kid with a passion for food ... [Published KLCC - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Letter from San Francisco: Draper's California dreaming

SAN FRANCISCO – The drinks were strong, the pulled pork was savory and the ideas were revolutionary at a recent tech-centric soiree to hear venture capitalist Tim Draper talk about why California needs to break into six pieces."I'm doing this for my kids, ... [Published USA Today - Mar 27 2014]

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...it's tough to govern California due to its sheer size," says John Pitney, professor of government at Claremont McKenna College east of Los Angeles. "but ultimately, california is used to working as a state. besides, the transaction costs would be enormous, from dealing with the state (university schoolschool system to the cost of establishing state governmental services."

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Big Spenders Win Big in High Court Decision [Published Public News Service - Apr 04 2014]
Ryan budget's clear message: We're not Democrats [Published Christian Science Monitor - Apr 02 2014]
"That's My Farmer" Event Links Food And Community [Published KLCC - Mar 31 2014]
Letter from San Francisco: Draper's California ... [Published USA Today - Mar 27 2014]
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