Negotiating Policy and Legislation

Since California’s legislative session is only getting closer and closer, I have another podcast for you today with Erinn Ryberg – Leg. Director for Assembly Member Cristina Garcia. Today, Erinn and I are discussing negotiating legislation and the policy changes within a given piece of legislation.

Is it deal making, or vote trading?

In this podcast, I explore a question that is often discussed by Capitol observers: Are legislative negotiations considered deal making – and lawful – or vote trading – which would be improper at best, or illegal at worst? We’ll take a look at the relevant constitutional