PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
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1:06 – 1:39
The People’s “State of the State”: How
After Gov. Schwarzenegger delivers what promises to be a bleak “State of the State” address, in which he will outline yet another $20 billion budget deficit and the latest round of painful steps needed to close it, Californians will begin bracing for the worst. Universities and community colleges, already hard hit, will probably have to slash more from their budgets; safety-net social services that were badly cut in the last budget fight could be eliminated completely this time; and the neediest of Californians will increasingly be left to their own devices. After the Governor’s turn, we hear the state of the state from the most heavily impacted Californians.
Anthony Wright, Executive Director of Health Access
Janlee Wong, executive director of the
Jack Scott, Chancellor of the California Community Colleges
Senator Darrell Steinberg, President Pro-Tem of the
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1:41 – 1:58:30
Will the green energy revolution be a big one, or lots of little ones?
2010 is supposed to be the year of green energy, and in
Bill Powers, environmental & energy engineer at Powers Engineering
- Powers has prepared several reports for energy utilities on various ways to generate energy from renewable sources; he also consulted on the San Diego 2020 project.
- Remote renewable energy generation plants have several disadvantages: transmission of the energy is expensive and inefficient; environmental concerns, preserving open spaces; huge developmental costs, from building to environmental reviews.
- Powers is a big believer in businesses utilizing their rooftops for solar panels, which has more potential then residential rooftops.
Severin Borenstein, director of the University of California Energy Institute & professor of business administration & public policy at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
2:06 – 2:30
CA takes step towards resuming executions
Judge Jeremy Fogel, U.S. District Judge in
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Kent Scheidegger, Legal Director & General Counsel for the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation
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PATT: (He is pro-death penalty and believes the current standards are humane)
Charles Ogletree, Jr., Jesse Climenko Professor of Law and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School
2:30 – 2:58:30
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