David Crane, lecturer in public policy, on 'When You Hate Your Taxes but Can’t Name Your Legislator'.
Who do you think has more influence over the education, safety, health, welfare, transportation, justice, recreation and economic well-being of 40 million Californians? U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein or California State Senator Loni Hancock?
That’s easy: Loni Hancock.
How can it be that someone so powerful is so unknown? The answer is that few people pay attention to the elections that most affect their lives. In California and most states, those elections are to the state legislature.
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