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Steve, you are right when you write, “I would be thrilled if Californians and their political leaders would sit down and decide the following: What public services do we need? How do we pay for them? What services can we do without? How do we get rid of them?”
I would be thrilled, too. And that’s what’s going to happen now that the state is broke.… Read more
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Fast-tracking personal info 2

MAY 28, 2010

By KATY GRIMES

Are transportation agencies selling California drivers’ personal information?

Commuters on California toll roads and highways subscribe to a device kept in the car, allowing electronic toll collection as they pass through a toll booth. Payment is made by credit card.

Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, wants to not only prevent this information from being sold, he is proposing in that state agencies dump all data collected on subscribers every six months.… Read more

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Unions use malleable Sidhu to flex power 13

MAY 28, 2010

By Steven Greenhut:

Orange County Republican Party Chairman Scott Baugh issued in January what OCers are calling the “Baugh manifesto”: a warning to local candidates who are seeking the party’s influential support that they must first reject union funding and also support a now-dead Paycheck Protection initiative that would have limited the ability of unions to tap members’ dues for political campaigns.… Read more

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State is always hiring 5

MAY 28, 2010

“The California Government is Always Hiring,” boasts an advertisement in Capitol Weekly newspaper. “Even during recent hiring freezes, the state hired 3-4000 new employees EVERY MONTH and accepting applications for over 1000 job titles at any one time,” stated the advertisement.

If you are looking for a job, the state of California is hiring… and apparently, the state is “always hiring.”

Atascadero State Hospital is looking for a Jewish Chaplain, the Corrections and Rehabilitation Department needs a plumber and the Department of Fish and Game needs a tractor operator.… Read more

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