E36: Demystifying the May Revise Budget
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
4d ago
Assemblyman Josh Hoover is joined by Tom Sheehy, founder of the Sheehy Strategy Group, to discuss the Governor’s May Revision of the state budget. Other topics discussed include a proposed audit of state telework, the recent Appropriations suspense hearing, changes to the Capitol Annex project, EV incentives vs. mandates, and the Prop. 22 case pending in the California Supreme Court.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohost: Tom Sheehy, Sheehy Strategy Group   Question of the Week: Should the state eliminate full-time telework for all state employees or continue to allow it in t ..read more
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E35: Initiative Negotiations, Consumer Costs, and the Abstention Dilemma
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
1w ago
Assemblymembers Josh Hoover and Greg Wallis discuss a number of topics including killing bills via abstention, the Taxpayer Protection Act debate in the California Supreme Court, a major initiative deadline, rising gas prices, the CPUC-approved energy fixed charge, an SF homeless program that provides alcohol, and the Governor’s May Revise budget.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohost: Assemblywoman Greg Wallis   Question of the Week: Do you have an issue with lawmakers killing bills by abstaining from the vote, rather than voting yes or no? VOTE HERE: https://twitter.co ..read more
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E34: Campus Protests, Self Checkouts, and Homelessness Oversight
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
2w ago
Assemblymembers Josh Hoover and Kate Sanchez discuss a number of topics including campus protests, NDAs in the legislative process, new legislation on self checkouts, the best state to be a police officer, community crime concerns, a lawsuit on homelessness in Sacramento, and a recent oversight hearing on homelessness spending.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohost: Assemblywoman Kate Sanchez   Question of the Week: Should the state revoke financial aid from student protesters found to have committed violent or criminal acts? VOTE HERE: https://twitter.com/pointoforderpo ..read more
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E33: All About Broadband
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
3w ago
Assemblyman Josh Hoover is joined by Janus Norman and Amanda Gualderama with CalBroadband to discuss the issues facing broadband and internet connectivity. Other topics discussed include legislation that would limit airport screening company CLEAR in California airports.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohosts: CalBroadband President Janus Norman and Director of Legislative & Regulatory Advocacy Amanda Gualderama    Question of the Week: Should the Legislature ban or prohibit the expansion of security screening company CLEAR at California airports? VOTE HERE: htt ..read more
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E32: The State of Public Safety in California
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
1M ago
Assemblyman Josh Hoover is joined by Brian Marvel, President of the Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), to discuss public safety issues facing California in 2024. Other topics discussed include highway protestors, accountability on homelessness, the potential impact of the Grants Pass Supreme Court case, another Bay Area DA recall, a new bill to combat DUIs, PORAC’s legislative priorities, and Senator Shannon Grove’s bill to make solicitation of a minor a felony in California.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohost: Brian Marvel, President, PORAC   Quest ..read more
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E31: 2024 Job Killer Bills
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
1M ago
Assemblyman Josh Hoover is joined by Ben Golombek, Executive Vice President of Government Relations for the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber), to discuss nine bills that CalChamber has labeled as “Job Killers” in 2024. Other topics discussed include the recent results of Assemblyman Hoover’s audit of homelessness spending in California.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohost: Ben Golombek, Executive Vice President, CalChamber   Audit of homelessness spending results https://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/article287577905.html   CalChamber’s 2024 Job Killer List ht ..read more
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E30: All About Insurance
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
1M ago
Assemblyman Josh Hoover is joined by Seren Taylor, Vice President of the Personal Insurance Federation of California (PIFC), to discuss the current state of the insurance market in California and what we can expect to see in the Legislature this year. Other topics discussed include a new bill that would give employees a right to disconnect during non-work hours, CalChamber’s recently released Job Killer list, CPUC’s long-awaited fixed rate proposal, the bizarre result in a Bay Area election, and the proposed early action budget deal.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohost: Seren Ta ..read more
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E29: Standard Time, Ballot Titles, and School Cell Phone Use
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
1M ago
Assemblyman Josh Hoover and Senator Roger Niello discuss the Senator’s bill to enact Permanent Standard Time, how to remove partisanship from initiative ballot titles and summaries, limiting cell phone use in schools, the state’s budget predicament, California’s nation-leading unemployment rate, a federal judge’s order to audit LA homelessness programs, and the new minimum wage law taking effect this month.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohost: Senator Roger Niello   Question of the Week: Should schools limit or restrict student cell phone use during the school day? VOTE HER ..read more
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E28: Internships, March Madness, and the Committee on Happiness
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
2M ago
Assemblyman Josh Hoover is joined by his intern Ian Mayer to discuss legislative internships, March Madness, the Select Committee on Happiness, ongoing struggles for Prop. 1, why Taco Bell is closing dining rooms in Oakland, the growing cost of High Speed Rail, and transparency at the State Capitol.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohost: Ian Mayer   VOTE ON THIS WEEK’S POLL https://twitter.com/pointoforderpod   Results of last week’s Daylight Saving Time poll https://x.com/pointoforderpod/status/1767717860993040535?s=46&t=0hH9KM7DV1CXd3p6fnC-ng   Committee ..read more
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E27: Time Changes, NDAs, and Top 3 Netflix Shows
Point of Order with Assemblyman Josh Hoover
by Josh Hoover
2M ago
Assemblymembers Josh Hoover and Bill Essayli discuss another switch of the clock, the impact social media may be having on today’s teens, the latest updates on the PaneraGate scandal, why California consumers are paying more than the rest of the country, the blue city shift on crime, fixing Prop. 47, the poor showing for Prop. 1, and their Top 3 favorite Netflix original shows.   Host: Assemblyman Josh Hoover   Cohosts: Assemblyman Bill Essayli   VOTE ON THIS WEEK’S POLLS: https://twitter.com/pointoforderpod   West coast effort to end Daylight Saving Time https://www.sacbe ..read more
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