AirTalk walks you through this week’s political news, including the passage of the Republican Senate tax plan early Saturday and next steps after Michael Flynn pled guilty. We also preview today’s SCOTUS case that could legalize sports betting across the country; after legalization, how should you talk to your kids about pot?; and more.
AirTalk dives into the implications Michael Flynn’s guilty plea could have on the Russia probe. We look at how the Senate tax bill would affect California ahead of today’s vote; review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; and more.
On Wednesday a House committee approved the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act, a law that allows individuals with concealed carry permits to carry their weapons across state lines regardless of how strict a particular state's gun laws are. We dive into the the political dilemma Democratic politicians face when voting on this bill. We also discuss the economic impact of driverless trucks; and more.
Matt Lauer, host of NBC's "The Today Show," and Garrison Keillor, creator of NPR's "A Prairie Home Companion" have both been fired amid allegations of inappropriate behavior. We discuss the latest details along with the business and cultural effects of the firings. We also get a transportation update from LA Metro's CEO, Phil Washington; look into today's SCOTUS hearings; and more.
The California legislature is reviewing its sexual harassment policies today on the heels of state Senator Mendoza’s removal from his leadership position and Assemblyman Bocanegra’s resignation. We also preview this month’s SCOTUS calendar; should California’s last operating nuclear power plant remain open?; and more.
The House Republican tax plan aims to tax tuition waivers as income for graduate students, raising questions about how it could affect the viability of higher education. We also round up this week’s political news; dive into the economics of major apparel deals in college sports after UCLA hired head coach Chip Kelly for $23.3 million; and more.