AirTalk for October 6, 2015

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that allows doctors to prescribe medication to end the lives of terminally ill patients. Then, California voters could get not one but two opportunities on the November 2016 ballot to change state and local public pensions. Also, newer companies who have risen to popularity largely through the Internet, are taking a different approach to customer service.

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