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Ballot Boxing 8-1-2020: Dr. Allan Saxe & Scott Robertson

Ballot Boxing 8-1-2020: Dr. Allan Saxe & Scott Robertson

Guests on Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia this weekend are political science professor Dr. Allan Saxe and Selma mayoral candidate Scott Robertson. Topics include President Trump’s suggestion to delay the election, federal law enforcement presence in major U.S. cities, and the loss of focus on local politics amid the coronavirus pandemic.  MORE

COVID-19 Fears Not Having Much of an Impact on Travel at FYI

COVID-19 Fears Not Having Much of an Impact on Travel at FYI

    FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Airports in California and throughout the country are reporting a decline in travelers, amid worry over COVID-19.     Fresno Yosemite International isn’t seeing much of a change, although spokeswoman Vikkie Calderon says they’re taking precautions. “We’re in regular contact with the Fresno County Department of Public Health. Some of the…MORE

Ballot Boxing 3-28-2020: Dr. Allan Saxe & Dr. Garry Bredefeld

Ballot Boxing 3-28-2020: Dr. Allan Saxe & Dr. Garry Bredefeld

Guests on Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia this weekend are Dr. Allan Saxe and Dr. Garry Bredefeld. Topics includes the $2.2 trillion stimulus package, the rapidly shifting political landscape amid COVID-19, as well as shelter-in-place orders, and their impact on commerce.  MORE

Calif. Reports First Coronavirus Death, Gov. Declares State of Emergency

Calif. Reports First Coronavirus Death, Gov. Declares State of Emergency

  FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency Wednesday, after a patient tested positive for coronavirus in Placer County. Click to listen a report by KMJ’s Aaron Abeytia:     Health officials say the victim, an elderly adult with underlying health conditions, had returned from a cruise that departed from San Francisco…MORE

Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia (2-29-20)

Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia (2-29-20)

This weekend on Ballot Boxing we discuss the political battle that’s ensued over coronavirus, the contentious Democratic debate in South Carolina, universal health care, and California’s Proposition 13. Our guest is author Sally C. Pipes, president, CEO, and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy at the Pacific Research Institute.  MORE

Calif. Democrat Introduces Bill to Expand Abortion Access

Calif. Democrat Introduces Bill to Expand Abortion Access

FRESNO, Calif. (KMJ) — Democratic Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager has marked the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade by introducing the Abortion Affordability Act.     “Pregnant individuals struggle to overcome barriers to accessing abortion. Whether that’s the distance they have to travel, difficulty in finding child care… or the cost,” Kamlager said. Kamlager’s proposal calls for…MORE

Ballot Boxing 01.18.2020 — Jim Costa, Jim Patterson & Audrea Taylor Decker

Ballot Boxing 01.18.2020 — Jim Costa, Jim Patterson & Audrea Taylor Decker

Guests on Ballot Boxing with Aaron Abeytia this weekend are Democratic Congressman Jim Costa, Republican Assemblyman Jim Patterson, and Audrea Taylor Decker, founder of “im2moro.” Topics include trade, impeachment, Gavin’s Law, the California budget, and motivating younger Americans to vote.  MORE