The Penrose Report

The Penrose Report

Lou Penrose has more than 25 years of senior political, legislative, public relations, and broadcast radio experience. He runs a full-service government relations and public affairs consulting firm and has served as District Chief of Staff for multiple members of U.S. Congress, including John Campbell, Ed Royce, and Mary Bono. The Penrose Report is focused on discussing the latest in local and national political headlines, policies and reform. The show will also feature input and commentary from listeners, fueling political conversation and engagement in the larger San Diego community.... Show More

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August 22, 2019

The Anti-Vaxxers are getting pushy with Senator Pan and guest Christina Hildebrand weighs in on why vaccines need to be questioned.

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August 22, 2019

How much do you like using a plastic bottle? Because those are the next on California’s hit list!

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August 22, 2019

San Francisco is at it again, but what do they want to ban this time? ...Panhandling! Lou talks with ACLU attorney Abré Conner who says panhandling is a constitutional right!

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August 21, 2019

San Diego is trying to ban scooters, meanwhile we are being told cars are bad? And President Trump calls out Democrats that vote against Israel.

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August 21, 2019

Who’s the frontrunner to be the next mayor of San Diego and guest Tony Kvaric weighs in.

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August 21, 2019

The President is changing the rules on immigration and also looking at ending birthright citizenship.

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Elizabeth Warren says sorry for lying about her Native American ancestry, but was it even a real apology? And is the President just a big bully?

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California Department of Education policy is to serve lunch to every student regardless of their ability to pay. This sounds wonderful but it actually works terribly for families like Lou's. He explains how his kids choose their school lunch. Who does rent control benefit?

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Is the President going to give you a raise by lowering your payroll tax? And New York is suing over Green Card restrictions.

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First bags, then straws, now what is going to be banned? Is President Trump’s Greenland deal just more fake news what bizarre items were on Jeffery Epstein’s prison shopping list?

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The percent of independent voters in California steadily rose from 1999 to 2009, records show, growing from 12.9% to 20% of the electorate. The no party preference bloc grew by an average of 0.71 percentage points each year, picking off Democrats, members of third parties and, most significantly, Republicans. Plus...guess what San Francisco has outlawed now!

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Will this new law actually do what is says it will? We get response from our listeners as well as Jack Schaeffer, President of the San Diego Police Association. In the final segment Lou introduces the newest addition to the KOGO line-up.

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A UN Observer tours San Diego and says the homeless situation is as bad if not worse than she expected. Lou speaks with Coleen Cusak, a Board Member for MoGo - Community Advocates for Just and Moral Governance, one of the five organizations who sponsored Leilani Farha's visit, also a criminal defense attorney and a housing rights advocate. Lou offers his thoughts on how we can fix the problem.

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Grocery workers say they deserve more. Do they? Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) President Todd Walters joins Lou to give the union's view. Do we care if the traditional stores close if we can go to Costco and independent stores like Trader Joe’s, order groceries on Amazon, etc.

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August 16, 2019

What to do about mis-behaving teachers? And, what role do the unions play in keeping bad teachers in the classroom? What can we as parents do to get these teachers out of the classroom?

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Chris Cuomo threatens a man who calls him "Fredo", saying it is like calling someone the "N-word". KOGO's Sean Hannity defends Cuomo. Donald Trump, Jr. doesn't. Lou finds out what our listeners think of the whole thing.

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California’s housing costs continue to skyrocket… and we in San Diego are feeling it. Rent Control was defeated last year, now a San Francisco lawmaker is proposing Rent Caps. There's also a movement to repeal Prop 13. Lou talks with Russell Lowery with the California Rental Housing Association about rent control then gets reaction from KOGO listeners.

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