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Wed, May 16, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Prop. 28: The Term Limits Debate


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The state Capitol in Sacramento.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
The state Capitol in Sacramento.

On June 5, California voters will decide whether to adopt new rules on term limits. Proposition 28 would reduce the total number of years lawmakers can serve in the Legislature, while also allowing them to serve out their term in one house. Supporters say it would increase government stability and preserve institutional knowledge. Critics say it will empower incumbents and keep new faces and ideas out of Sacramento.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Dan Schnur, director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at the University of Southern California
  • Steven Baric, vice chairman of the California Republican Party

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