Arnold on taxes in 2003 vs. 2010 0

Here’s Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneger, when he was running for governor in 2003, solemnly pledging not to raise taxes: I am firmly opposed to raising taxes. Californians are already overtaxed. California has one of the highest tax burdens in the nation,

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The clash over health care 7

Jan. 28, 2010 By KATY GRIMES On a vote of 22 to 14, the California State Senate today approved Senate Bill 810, which creates a government-run health care system, also known as single-payer health care. Last week, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted to

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Where Are The Stinkin' Badges? 0

Today I made my fifth in-person request to the Capitol Correspondents Association for Cal Watchdog’s press credentials. Once again I was told by staffer Brian O’Hara that they still don’t have my stinkin’ badges. And today the excuse was “they

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Jobs, jobs, jobs… 0

We’re still pretty new around here, but this morning, after reading this press release from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, we suddenly detected a pattern in his speeches. He likes to talk about jobs. All the time. He hasn’t been able to

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Obama's State of the Union and California 0

I listened last night to President Obama’s State of the Union address to find out whether he will adapt policies that will revive the economy. This is critical for California because the assumptions in the state budget proposed by Gov.

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It's not easy being green 0

Jan. 28, 2010 California continues to push green jobs on employers and require companies to succumb to green certification, despite increasing evidence that the green movement costs jobs and increases the bottom line for businesses. A 2009 study released by

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