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Green chemistry regulations poison California jobs

October 8, 2012 By admin. Oct. 8, 2012 By John Hrabe Four years ago Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law California’s controversial Green Chemistry regulations: AB 1879 by Assemblyman Mike Feuer, D-Los Angeles, and SB 509 by Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto. He proclaimed that the state was adopting “the most comprehensive green chemistry program in the world.” The laws, which only took ful...

Giveaway almost becomes law

October 8, 2012 By Steven Greenhut. Oct. 8, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO -- If California voters grant the state government the billions in higher taxes in Proposition 30 that Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative Democrats have been demanding, those same officials might be expected to squander the money by shoveling even more benefits to already well-compensated government workers. Evidence for such an expectation is ...

Pollution increase would be ‘negligible’ from consumer-friendly move on gasoline prices

October 7, 2012 By admin. Editor's note: Soon after this was posted Sunday morning, Jerry Brown took our advice -- and even used the term "negligible" to describe the effects on the environment. Coincidence? Probably. But still! Oct. 7, 2012 By Chris Reed The shocking run-up in gasoline prices endured by California drivers in recent days has led to calls from the California Independent Oil Marketers Associa...

Government ‘investing’ in government

October 5, 2012 By admin. Oct. 6, 2012 By Katy Grimes In order to stimulate the inert economy, we now have the government investing in government. The public sector is trading public dollars for public dollars. "How will you spend your future?" the California State Teachers Retirement System logo asks. I wouldn't spend it on a solar plant. Nor would I voluntarily spend my future with CalSTRS. 'Infrastructure...
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