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Voter records are public records

After the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity asked all 50 states to provide publicly accessible voter registration data, outrage spread like wildfire. Many governors and secretaries of state, hoping not to get burned, balked at the request. In the process, they conveniently ignored their public records laws.

 

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Christian Trejbal
California steps up to lead on climate change

Gov. Jerry Brown last week showed that he will not stand by and watch President Donald Trump take America down a path toward climate destruction. He has pledged that California will work with cities, states and nations to fight the preeminent threat of our time, even if it means doing so without the support of the White House.

 

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Christian Trejbal
A lingering dream: Letting students sleep

Beginning on Tuesday, the bell will ring on many Santa Rosa campuses, marking a new school year. Summer will end, and students who don’t want a tardy slip — or whatever passes for one these days — will have to be in their seats by 8 a.m. Yet their bleary eyes will belie an important truth: Teens need more sleep.

 

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Christian Trejbal