103120 Lens Letters #33 What should the Democrats do about the Federal Courts?

Joe Biden’s Commission should propose an expansion of the District Courts and the Circuit Courts of Appeals.

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Political Note #135 Steve Sisolak NV Governor

Until October 1, Steve Sisolak, a former member of the Board of Regents, was a pro-gun, NRA A- rated Democrat. His website says the Las Vegas mass shooting transformed his views on gun safety. Nevada passed a referendum requiring background checks and banning bump stocks that turn semi-automatic weapons into automatic weapons. But Governor Sandoval has not put the law into effect. Steve Sisolak promises that he will.

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Political Note #134 Julie Goldberg NY SD 38

Teacher and librarian, Julie Goldberg is neither apolitical nor focused on New Jersey. Her local cultural interests are in New York. She is a board member and editor for River River -- a New York community arts organization. She is a founding member of the Hungry Hollow Coalition. This New York community improvement group sponsors fund raising musicals and helps the homeless. It contests zoning issues and supports candidates. The Coalition does the candidate supporting bit in New York and does quite a lot of it. Goldberg is a beneficiary of that support in her run for the State Senate.

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