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Carbon credit value of 393,000 Long Beach trees sinks to zero

August 27, 2012 By admin. Aug. 27, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi The value of 393,000 trees in the City of Long Beach in the state’s Cap and Trade pollution credit market dropped from about $1.7 million to zero on Aug. 24. The reason: the California Legislative Analyst issued a letter saying a Cap and Trade “allowance auction is not necessary to meet the Assembly Bill 32 goal of reducing GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emis...

Fighting public service ‘corruption’

August 27, 2012 By Steven Greenhut. Aug. 27, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO -- During recent travels to Madison and Milwaukee for some research about reform-minded Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker's survival of a union-backed recall, I found little residual anger among the friendly folks there, despite seemingly endless pitched political battles that divided families and led to angry water-cooler discussions. ...

CA to become sanctuary state?

August 27, 2012 By Katy Grimes. August 27, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO -- Immigration issues within states are becoming more prevalent. The usual complaints are that the federal government isn't doing enough to enforce U.S. policy. California is different. Earlier this year, it already embarked into uncharted territories, with the state Legislature voting to allow the children of undocumented aliens to attend t...

Taxing 60 years ahead for jobs now

August 23, 2012 By admin. Aug. 23, 2012 By Katy Grimes When the government tries to create jobs, taxpayers beware. Government-created jobs are always more expensive, paid for with special taxes and bonds, and often for projects that are unnecessary, overblown, and could have been done by the private sector. However, we do not usually see governments impose taxes 60 years in advance to pay for for jobs today....
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