September, 2010

Gov Signs New CARB Law

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Anthony Pignataro: One of the bills Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law this week is SB 1402, which forces an entirely new layer of transparency on the California Air Resources Board. As regular readers of this site know, there's virtually no limit to CARB's willingness to go after smal...

Another Small Business Killer

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Katy Grimes: Today there is a hearing at the Capitol about Proposition 24 - the initiative seeks to stop several corporate tax breaks slated to go into effect in 2010 and 2012. Ballotpedia reports that Proposition 24 would prevent corporations that are eligible for tax breaks voted by the legislatu...

Chron: Brown, Whitman Slug It Out

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

LAT: Stimulus Jobs May Soon End

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

AP: Big 5 Budget Meeting Cancelled

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Merc-News: FEMA Rejects Disaster Aid For San Bruno

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

LAT: Red-Light Cams Not Making LA Safer

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Gubernatorial Debate "Truth Squad"

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Katy Grimes: I took pages of notes during tonight's debate, but one question kept popping up in my mind when Jerry Brown was answering questions - what's his plan? Brown did not offer specifics to the questions asked by a panel made up of Amy Chance with the Sacramento Bee, Kevin Riggs with KCRA Cha...

Meg "wins" dismal debate

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

John Seiler: My take is that this was a dismal debate. Neither candidate is qualified to be governor. A state this big should be embarrassed that it can't produce better candidates. Meg stayed on message: Jobs, jobs, jobs. When Jerry brought up "green jobs," she explained that that's only about 3%...

Meridith Whitney ranks Cal worst fiscally

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Business guru Meridith Whitney ranks California worst for its fiscal condition. Texas is tops: Whitney says California is the worst of the bunch, with the largest budget gap, and dramatically increased spending. New York ranks poorly for having the highest tax burden in the land, per capita. The bes...