Senate Staff Salaries Online! 0

Anthony Pignataro: Exciting, isn’t it? Well, to us wonkish, nerdish reporters, it is. Yes, folks, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has agreed to post a 22-page PDF spreadsheet listing the salaries of all Senate staffers, right there real prominent-like

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Make a Difference Day 0

Katy Grimes: It should warm everyone’s heart that the Senate today approved “Make a Difference Day,” a power-packed Assembly resolution that designates October 23, 2010, and every fourth Saturday of October thereafter, as “Make a Difference Day.” The author, Assemblyman

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Resolution on TV loudness! 0

Steven Greenhut: The Senate is now voting on Assembly Joint Resolution 43, which urges Congress and the president to pass federal legislation for “TV loudness differential” — mandating that commercials not be so much louder than the programs. Sen. Tony

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Do high taxes cost state jobs? 5

AUGUST 30, 2010 By JOHN SEILER It’s become a commonplace among many Republicans, conservatives and libertarians that California’s high-tax climate kills jobs. The jobs are either destroyed, driven to other states, or not created here in the first place. A

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Iowa story sheds light on MSM 0

Steven Greenhut: When a group of black teens beats up white people while allegedly yelling, “It’s Beat Whitey Night,” one can have a fairly good idea that the beatings were racially motivated. Yet the mainstream media that covered this event,

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Pension escape routes being cut 0

AUGUST 30, 2010 I’ve frequently argued that, as the state faces an unfunded pension liability that’s as high as $500 billion, legislators are not doing anything about a problem that is depleting public services and imposing additional debt and tax

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