Desert Crash Exposes Loose Regulation on Casino Buses
Sunday's crash near Desert Hot Springs killed 13 people, including the bus driver, Teodulo Elias Vides. KPCC's Ben Bergman joins to talk about the booming and loosely regulated casino bus industry in California.
Proposition 55 May Be Good Politics, But Is It Good Policy?
Should rich Californians pay higher state income taxes to fund schools, health care for the poor and other programs? If that question sounds familiar, it's because voters faced the same choice four years ago. They said yes in 2012, during the state's budget crisis. Now, with the budget much healthier, the question is whether to extend taxes that supporters vowed would be temporary.