Randi Swisley

Another View: Things to know about Proposition 59 – Campaign finance limits

Editor’s Note: This is another in a series of columns by Randi Swisley, president of the Placer County League of Women Voters, exploring measures on the November ballot. &nb ...

Another View: What to know about Proposition 58 – multi-lingual education

   Proposition 58 asks voters if we should change the way public schools teach non-English language.    Today the law requires public schools to teach all pup ...

Another View: What to know about Proposition 57 – Non-violent felon parole and court for juveniles

   Proposition 57 asks voters two questions:  Should non-violent felons be considered for early parole and should judges decide when juveniles are to be prosecute ...

Another View: Things to know about Proposition 56 – Tobacco Tax

This is another in a series of columns exploring state propositions on the November ballot by Randi Swisley on behalf of the League of Women Voters.   Proposition 56 asks vo ...

Another View: What to know about Proposition 55 – tax extension on wealthy

   Proposition 55 asks voters if the state constitution should be amended to extend certain income tax increases on high-income taxpayers through 2030.    Thi ...

Another View: Things to know about Proposition 54 – Legislative Transparency

Legislative rules govern the process by which bills become laws. Legislators discuss bills in meetings and often change bills based on those discussions, a process that can take da ...

Another View: Things to know about Prop. 53 — Voter approval for large government projects

   Editor’s note: This is another in a series of columns by Randi Swisley, president of the Placer County League of Women Voters, exploring the state propositions o ...

Another View: Things to know about Prop. 52 – Medi-Cal Funding

Editor’s note: This is another in a series of columns by Randi Swisley, president of the Placer County League of Women Voters, exploring the state propostions on the November ...

Another View: Money for schools proposed in Prop. 51

Editor’s note: This is another in a series of columns by Randy Swisley of the non-partisan League of Women Voters regarding state propositions appearing on the November ballo ...

Another View: Things to know about the Nov. ballot measures

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of columns exploring the November ballot measures written by Randi Swisley, president of the League of Women Voters of Placer Cou ...

Another View: 10 things to know about Proposition 64

   Seventeen propositions will appear on our ballots in November.  The measure generating the most pre-election discussion is Proposition 64, which will ask Californ ...

Another View: Confused by primary election? Here is a concise overview

   I thought drama in previous elections was hard to beat, but the current political climate has outdone itself. Controversy and press coverage storming around presidenti ...

Another View: Transportation sales tax targeted for November ballot

On a stretch of road just a couple of miles long, 13 people died in traffic accidents in the last six years.  Fender benders there are a daily occurrence.  If you have be ...

Another View: Seeking options for shelter, aid to the homeless

As our weather turns cold and we welcome the much needed rain, it is natural for our thoughts to turn to people who do not have shelter. It is hard to understand how homeless pop ...

Another View:Balancing growth and conservation in Placer County

Like many of you, I was born and raised in this county and have seen major changes over the years. I remember piling into the car with my family for a trip downtown to drive throug ...