* The CA State Association of Counties said NO to Prop 16, the PG&E Hidden Agendas Scheme. The law would require a 2/3 vote of the people to allow a community to start a community choice aggregation (CCA) programs. They’re planning on spending $35 million to pass the measure.
* Mike Murphy, who has been paid nearly half a million dollars by Meg Whitman since he joined the campaign in November, says $46 million isn’t really that much. Riiiight.
* The Republicans are standing tall for Medicare Advantage, and they’re going to let everybody know that Barbara Boxer doesn’t. Thing is, Medicare Advantage is basically a program to shovel large amounts of cash into the pockets of insurance companies. It’s a private add-on program that survey after report after study has shown is a boondoggle and waste of money. And often, also something of a racket.
* The Yes on 14 Campaign, the St. Abel Open primary measure, is in the red by about $90K.