Lawmakers Like Prop 25 0

SEPT. 27, 2010 By KATY GRIMES Proposition 25 has many of the state’s legislators up in arms, but for very different reasons. Some fear losing the two-thirds vote threshold on budgets and taxes, while others fear the initiative process is

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Liberal PPIC Bolsters Dem Claims 0

Steven Greenhut: The Public Policy Institute of California, the liberal think tank that insists that it is nonbiased, continues to insist that higher taxes and stiffer regulations do not cause businesses to leave California. Its newly revised study attempts to

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Meg = AB32ifornia 0

John Seiler: As I’m sure you heard, California’s new official name is AB32ifornia. The whole state, from the economy to the very centers of our families, is to be remade by AB32, the Global Warming Jobs Killing Schwarzenführer Act of

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When Is A Tax Just A Tax? 0

SEPT. 24, 2010 By KATY GRIMES When is a tax just a tax, and a fee just a fee? A November ballot initiative seeks to answer the question by defining both a tax and a fee, and then require both the

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SEIU Gets One Right (By Accident) 0

Steven Greenhut: The Service Employees International Union — those purple-shirted bullies who think that average Californians should pay far more in taxes to prop up their huge pensions — has actually taken a reasonable position by supporting marijuana legalization, Prop.

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Audit By Invitation Only 0

SEPT. 24, 2010 With the City of Bell scandal fresh on the minds of nearly everyone in the state who pays taxes, legislators are now questioning the exorbitant salaries and benefits some local governments are paying in order to prevent

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