June, 2010

Lawmakers Push Backdoor Climate Change

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

JUNE 29, 2010 By KATY GRIMES Just in case California’s global warming legislation is suspended in November with passage of California Jobs Initiative 2010, California’s Democratic legislators are leaving nothing to chance. They’ve been busy pushing through plenty of other climate change and ...

AP: Arnold, unions cut 2 more pension deals

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

OCR: State gun owning restrictions under fire

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

CCT: Cal NAACP wants pot legalized

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Bee: No budget but lawmakers will still take vacation

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Prop. 23 will set you free

Monday, June 28th, 2010
Prop. 23 will set you free

John Seiler: The California Jobs Initiative, which effectively will suspend Arnold's AB32 jobs-killer, was given a number today: Proposition 23. So I've come up with a slogan: Prop. 23 Will set you free. Boo boo boo To AB 32 Kind of catchy, don't you think? I offer it to the pro-23 campaign free o...

Viva The Free Press!

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Katy Grimes: Time spent today on an Assembly Joint Resolution to declare a free press in California seemed a little redundant given that California already declares that its press is "free." Existing law states that a journalist cannot be held in contempt for refusing to name a source. However, fede...

Rush to hike health premiums

Monday, June 28th, 2010

JUNE 28, 2010 By PATRICK RYAN California health-care insurers are pushing for massive premium hikes before the new federal health-care law -- which increases federal- and state-government control over health insurance premiums -- kicks in. On June 16 the California Department of Insurance announc...

Small steps toward pension fix

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Steven Greenhut: The governor's office took issue with my last post that called his pension deal "wimpy," but there's no question that the past deal and new one announced today fall far short of the deep pension reductions needed to reform the system. But the governor has pledged that this is a firs...

Study lobbies for more spending

Monday, June 28th, 2010

JUNE 28, 2010 By LAURA SUCHESKI A report released Thursday from the left-leaning California Budget Project spells bad news for low- and middle-income Californians. The report, titled “Making Ends Meet: How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Family in California?”, finds that millions of Californians...