Old Topics Update: CA Redistricting, Education, Debt Ceiling

While you’re waiting for this week’s pre-meeting post on the future of space exploration, try these links, that update som e topics we’ve recently talked about:

  • The CA non-partisan redistricting commission just completed its work, with a final vote to be held in two weeks.  Looks like the Democrats will gain about 3 U.S. House seats and that up to 20 of the state’s House seats may become competitive.
  • Education has taken a big hit from state-level budget cuts, including in CA.
  • Finally, now that the debt ceiling “crisis” has been resolved, here’s a chart showing by what percent recent presidents have raised the debt ceiling.  Hmmm.

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