July, 2011

State Begins Implementation Of Internet Tax

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Brown Nominates Goodwin Liu For State Supreme Court

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Gov. Vetoes Campos' Union Sponsored Bill

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Democrats Craft Stricter Standards For Charter Schools

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Gov. Brown Picks Berkeley Professor For Supreme Court

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

New Rules For Amazon Tax

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Katy Grimes: After biting debate today on the new Internet tax, the Board of Equalization decided that some rules of play were needed. The controversial internet tax, the recent law passed which imposes "use" taxes on out-of-state retailers and small affiliate businesses, already has a referendu...

In California, the Dream Is an Act

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

JULY 26, 2011 The California dream of an affordable, top-notch state-sponsored education for all is nothing to dream about for legal California students. Just signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown was AB 130, the “California Dream Act of 2011,” authored by Assemblyman Gil Cedillo, D-Los Angeles....

When heroes become bureaucrats

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

JULY 26, 2011 This article first appeared in City Journal. By STEVEN GREENHUT On Memorial Day, a suicidal man waded into San Francisco Bay outside the city of Alameda and stood there for about an hour, neck-deep in chilly water, as about 75 bystanders watched. Local police and firefighters were c...

Commish Gives Dems 2/3 Majority

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

John Seiler: A year and a half ago I was the first person to predict that, in 2012 or 2014, redistricting would bring Democrats two-thirds majorities in both houses of the California Legislature. My March 10, 2010 article, "Census Pushing Dems to 2/3 Majority," still is relevant reading. Demograph...

U.S.-Calif. Stuck in Stagnation Spiral

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

JULY 26, 2011 BY JOHN SEILER Welcome to the desert of economic and jobs growth. I keep reminding people that California actually still is part of the United States of America. That we are not the "eighth largest world economy," or whatever the ranking is that state politicians always boast about....