Gov. Schwarzentaxer und Prop. 23 0

John Seiler: Maybe there is hope for Prop. 23, which would save our jobs by repealing AB 32. AB 32, of course, is “Der Global Warmung und Jobs Killing Diktat von 2006.” The man who signed it into law, Gov.

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Budget Watch: Day 89 0

Katy Grimes: Today is day 89 without a California budget. As the November election draws near, and with the no-budget record already broken, loose lips around the Capitol are speculating about the motive behind this late budget. Consensus seems to

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OC Tax: Stop The Public Option 0

Steven Greenhut: The Orange County Taxpayers Association has written the following letter opposing efforts to create a public health-care option in California. OC Tax succinctly makes an important point. September 23, 2010 Mr. Michael D. Stevens, Chair CalOptima 1120 West

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Prop. 25 Will Weaken Prop. 13 2

SEPT. 27, 2010 By WAYNE LUSVARDI What voters and even taxpayers associations don’t seem to recognize about the upcoming November election in California is that if enacted Proposition 25 would provide an opportunity for school districts to pass parcel taxes

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Redistricting Panel Down to 60! 0

Anthony Pignataro: And now, for a bit of good news for our embattled Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, whose poll numbers are currently at the same level enjoyed by Gray Davis shortly because his 2003 recall election. The California State Auditor’s Applicant

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Whitman: Echoes of McCain? 0

Steven Greenhut: Polls show that Jerry Brown has gained a slight lead on GOP candidate Meg Whitman despite her record-setting $119 million contribution to her race. My guess is that the polls will stay fairly tight but that Brown will

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More Fixes Won't Fix Things 0

SEPT. 27, 2010 It’s easy to conclude that California may become, as former state librarian Kevin Starr put it, a “failed state.” It’s just too big, unruly and diverse to be effectively governed, commentators frequently say. Californians are also said

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