Shifting Gears has been heavily focused on how federal dollars are directed to California's manufacturing sector, either to grow new jobs, maintain old ones or soften the blow of jobs lost. Local politicians vie for these dollars, but they also compete with each other with their own money, as the following California Report story explains.
Let me direct your attention to the comments below the story. Thoughtful listeners raise some provocative questions. What do you think? Shifting Gears is all ears/eyes.