Mandating electronic purchase receipts ignores privacy and digital deserts (East County Californian)

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Democrats claim to respect our right to privacy, but with his bill to mandate “electronic purchase receipts,” the Assemblymember from San Francisco is trying to force every Californian to give up yet another very large chunk of our digital privacy. Assembly Bill 161 was introduced at a press conference with a truly disrespectful visual of a staff person wearing a …

DMV in need of major repairs (Poway News Chieftain)

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This op-ed was originally published in Poway News Chieftain on Apr. 18, 2019: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/pomerado-news/opinion/story/2019-04-12/jones-dmv-in-need-of-major-repairs As a parting gift to Gov. Gavin Newsom, outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown asked the California Department of Finance, Office of State Audits and Evaluations to “Assess the efficiency and effectiveness of Department of Motor Vehicles’ current operations and make recommendations to improve its practices and enhance …