September, 2010

Arnold Gets A D!

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Anthony Pignataro: The good news is Cato Institute's new Fiscal Policy Report Card on America's Governors came out today. The annual ranking scores governors on their taxing and spending records. The bad news is our beloved Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't do so hot. He scored a miserable 47 o...

San Jose In Deep Pension Mess

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Steven Greenhut: Here's the latest statement from the San Jose mayor regarding the city's pension crisis. It's good to see a big-city official championing this cause: Statement from Mayor Reed on City Auditor’s Findings that San Jose’s Retirement Funds are $2 Billion Short San Jose, Calif....

Prop 24: Fairness or Penalty?

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

SEPT. 30, 2010 By KATY GRIMES It’s not so unusual to hear people making disparaging comments about one another at the Capitol. However, it was shocking to hear the executive director of the California Budget Project call the research of Professor Charles Swenson, PhD, the “most error ridden, s...

Conflicted Pols Pushed To Resign

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

SEPT. 30, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO Apparently, the state attorney general only recently discovered that two California High-Speed Rail Authority board members have other jobs that my conflict with their bullet train responsibilities. Richard Katz and Curt Pringle are long-time pols from Southern ...

Cap Weekly: Pension Reform Delaying New Budget

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

LAT: Albert Brown Execution Cancelled

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Bee: State May Miss Bond Sale Window

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Cal Watch: Governor's Race A Dead Heat

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Bay Citizen: Most Californians Want Legal Pot

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Housekeeping Problems

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Katy Grimes: The poster child of ambulance-chasing, fame-seeking lawyers, has done it again. Attorney Gloria Allred (of Amber Frey and Rachel Uchitel fame), tried her hand with an "October surprise" in the gubernatorial race. But it doesn't appear to be panning out, according to legal experts. Allr...