2018 the Year of No Change
It’s 2018, and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s circle of supporters are trying to extend his term of office, which will give him the chance to break Joseph Stalin’s record: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/05/18/612450404/lawmakers-propose-to-extend-putins-term-limits-as-president
President of China Xi Jinping is allowed to make himself President for life: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-43361276
On Thursday, July 26, 2018, Mary Nichols and her board members at the California Air Resources Board will also vote to extend their own terms in office: https://us11.campaign-archive.com/?e=117ec45cf5&u=5f4af3af825368013c58e4547&id=4cfa5982a4
CalMatters: Why it matters: Brown’s influence would continue beyond his years in office if the board approves the reorganization. The plan would limit the ability of the next governor, either Democrat Gavin Newsom or Republican John Cox, to put his imprint on the board.
The air board is one of the most important bodies in state government. Its regulations have forced automakers to clean tailpipe emissions.