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Jim Appears on NBC San Diego’s Politically Speaking

If you’re a resident of San Diego County, it’s likely you’ve been overcharged for water by the LA-based Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). Jim appeared on NBC San Diego’s Politically Speaking in summer 2017 to shed light on the overcharges and reckless practices of MWD. Jim believes that San Diegans should know water…
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Interview: California Committee Explores Road Usage Charge

Today, Jim was interviewed on KPBS for a piece called “California Committee Explores Road Usage Charge in Place of Gas Tax.” Why are the tax revenues that fund road repairs shrinking? What is California going to do about it? Is this a problem in other states, too? Jim answers all these questions and more in…
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To Fix Roads, Should California Tax Miles Driven Or Gas Used?

The gasoline tax is archaic and no longer works. Replacing the gas tax with something more equitable — perhaps a tax based on vehicle weight and miles driven — needs to be considered. California has a serious problem. Our existing method of funding maintenance, repair and construction of our roadways cannot meet current or future…
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Automated External Defibrillators—deploying Slowly

Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Read the daily news and you will recognize these three words. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) kills an estimated 7 million worldwide and 460,000 people in the United States each year, according to the American Heart Association. SCA kills more people than Alzheimer’s disease, assault with firearms, breast cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer,…
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