The Maddy Report will air at 10 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 15, on ABC 30 with the topic “New State Transportation Tax: Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later.” The 30-minute program is hosted by Mark J. Keppler, executive director of the Maddy Institute, and will feature Brian P. Kelley, California Secretary of Transportation; Lisa Marie Alley, California High Speed Rail Authority; Dan Walters with CALmatters; and John Myers with Los Angeles Times. At 10 a.m., The Maddy Report: “What It Means for California Highways and Local Byways,” will air on Newstalk 580 and 105.9 KMJ radio. Guests include Kelley; Alley; Walters; Myers; Tony Boren with Fresno Council of Governments (COG; Ahron Hakimi with Kern COG; Patrick Pittenger with Merced COG; and Rosa De León Park with Stanislaus COG. The Spanish-language version, El Informe Maddy Report: “Top Ten in Sacramento,” will air at 7:30 a.m. on UniMas 61 with host Maria Jeans and will feature Sacramento Bee reporter Alexei Koseff. The Maddy Report programs, which cover how state and federal policy impact California and the San Joaquin Valley, also air statewide on The Cal Channel at www.calchannel.com. Previous Maddy Report programs can be viewed at www.maddyinstitute.com. INFO: Mark J. Keppler at 559.278.1133.