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The Green Police Are Coming

If you think the Super Bowl commercial depicting “The Green Police” was a joke, think again. California’s Cap and Trade law, AB 32 will allow fines, fees, and a law enforcement approach against “green violators,” all while attempting to reduce

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Frank Luntz and Willie Brown debate or entertain? 0

In the Red Corner was Frank Luntz, political pollster and consultant. And In the Blue Corner, Willie Brown, former Speaker of the California Assembly and Mayor of San Francisco… so said Eric Hogue, moderator for the “No Holds Barred” debate

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Harris touts state approach to truancy 4

Feb. 3, 2010 By ELISE VIEBECK San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris, who is running for state attorney general, called yesterday for a statewide approach to school truancy — an idea that has conservatives worried about local control issues and

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Where Are The Stinkin' Badges? 0

Today I made my fifth in-person request to the Capitol Correspondents Association for Cal Watchdog’s press credentials. Once again I was told by staffer Brian O’Hara that they still don’t have my stinkin’ badges. And today the excuse was “they

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Interview With A Candidate 0

I just finished an interesting interview with California’s Insurance Commissioner and candidate for Governor, Steve Poizner. Among the topics of discussion were his plans for immediate economic relief for the state upon taking office, how to permanently cut the size

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AB 32- Global Warming Poll Released Today

A very interesting non-partisan poll commissioned by the independent AB 32 Implementation Group was released today, finding that the highly charged issues of Cap and Trade and global warming, do not have the purported support when California voters are presented

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AB 32 Poll To Be Released Today 0

Later today a poll will be released demonstrating that a large majority of Californians want AB 32 suspended. The consequences of AB 32 have been vociferously addressed by Assembly Member Dan Logue, R, Marysville. Logue has been a staunch advocate

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Capitol Security Conundrum 0

Having been recently mugged downtown, I carry pepper spray. Last week, I forgot I had it in my pocket, and went through the security screening at the entrance to the State Capitol. The metal detector beeped, I blushed and handed

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