State tax receipts down sharply 9

March 31, 2010 By JOHN SEILER A new study by the U.S. Census Bureau found that the tax receipts of the California state government dropped 13.9 percent. That was fifth highest of the states, with the higher states being: Alaska

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Is Public Transit Bankrupt? 5

March 31, 2010 By KATY GRIMES With the announcement this week by Sacramento Regional Transit that it is reducing bus and train service by 22 percent, it’s never too late to address the problems faced by the chronic deficit-plagued transit systems in

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State violates e-waste rules 0

March 31, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO Despite a state Auditor’s report and a four-year-old law that prohibits consumers from throwing old and broken electronic devices into the trash, many state agencies are apparently still throwing computers, television sets, radios, printers,

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Amateur Carly 0

I was perusing a Web attack ad by Carly Fiorina: Boxer and Campbell both Supported the Gas Tax Boxer and Campbell are both Wrong for California But at the top of the Web page — the part above where it

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Fighting Without Skin in the Game 0

Usually when two sides fight over a contentious issue, both have skin in the game. But when the government fights American citizens, it’s with bully tactics, intimidation, threats and not about the well-being of anyone. Which is probably one of

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