California Update for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Jun 21, 2018

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• A push for California to establish its own “net neutrality” doctrine, after the Trump administration rescinded federal rules, has technically advanced in the state Legislature. But the bill’s author says his proposal has been “eviscerated."

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• The hostile takeover of the net neutrality bill isn’t the first time the California Legislature has obliterated a measure without an author’s consent. But similar power plays in recent years haven't always worked.