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VIDEO: Pete Peterson — Empowering entrepreneurs to transform California

You can’t register your business online in California and the state has a long history of punishing business owners and entrepreneurs in other ways as well. Pete Peterson, the Republican candidate for Secretary of State, plans to use the entrepreneurial

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VIDEO: California’s GOP — Can There Be A Resurgence?

CalWatchdog’s Brian Calle talks to Assembly Republican Leader-Elect Kristin Olsen about the lessons the GOP has learned in California. Can the Golden State GOP build a winning coalition based on education reform?

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VIDEO: The Truth (and Lies) about Income Inequality, with Grover Norquist

Want to solve income inequality? Washington can’t do it by hiking taxes. CalWatchdog.com editor Brian Calle discusses with American for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist.  

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VIDEO: How Sen. Obama and Big Labor Killed Immigration Reform

Illegal immigration is once again a top issue for California. But in D.C., is there anybody working to reform the system? Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, provides his insights to CalWatchdog.com’s Brian Calle.  

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Video: Norquist: Uber can help GOP gain cities

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, talks about how Uber and other high-tech companies give Republicans a chance to gain high-tech constituencies. He is interviewed by Brian Calle, editor-in-chief of CalWatchDog.com.

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Does anyone cover the news in Sacramento?

California is perhaps the most significant state in the union both culturally and economically. One in every eight Americans lives here. In 2012, California’s GDP was $1.9 trillion — roughly the same size as that of Italy and Russia.  If we

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Video: How to negotiate with teachers unions

CalWatchdog.com’s Brian Calle talks to Colorado superintendent Liz Fagen about how she successfully negotiated with one of the most powerful public sector unions.

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Video: More students, less funding, happy teachers

Colorado superintendent Liz Fagen explains to CalWatchdog.com’s Brian Calle how the Douglas County School District created openness and trust that led to successful negotiations with local teachers.

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Video: Is Common Core a common floor?

CalWatchdog.com’s Brian Calle talks to Colorado superintendent Liz Fagen about how standards are crucial for long-term success in education.

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Video: More choices means a better education

CalWatchdog.com’s Brian Calle talks to Superintendent Liz Fagen about how a robust program to offer parents and students choices about their education has helped transform Colorado’s Douglas County School District for the better.

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