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Car Owners Unable To Re-Register Cars

May 9, 2011 By admin. MAY 9, 2011 By KATY GRIMES California residents planning automobile road trips this summer beware. The Department of Motor Vehicles is not allowing July auto registrations to be paid. The DMV has been ordered by Gov. Jerry Brown to refuse to accept payment of all two million July vehicle registrations until the state and governor can figure out how to successfully pass the tax extensio...

California on the Peso Standard?

May 9, 2011 By admin. MAY 9, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Californians keep looking for ways to boost our economy, which also would bring in more revenue to the state government. The Legislature still is struggling with a budget deficit of about $15 billion, after $10 billion in cuts were made. Here's an idea: Switch to using the Mexican peso as a currency. Look at the following graph of the Mexican peso's rise in...

Unions Greet Facts With Emotionalism

May 6, 2011 By admin. MAY 6, 2011 By STEVEN GREENHUT Yet another report released this week confirms the enormous liabilities that California taxpayers must endure to pay for pensions for public employees. The study, released at a Pension Boot Camp for elected officials held in Citrus Heights by the reform group Californians for Fiscal Responsibility, echoed the points made by the Little Hoover Commission, S...

Senate Drowns Steinberg Water Bill

May 5, 2011 By admin. MAY 5, 2011 By KATY GRIMES In a highly unusual turn of events, a high-profile water bill authored by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, was drowned by his own party. Colleagues figured out that the bill would move Sacramento to the head of the line for water bond money. SB 52 would have provided $50 million in federal funds to a Sacramento region sanitation di...
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