Delta Science Remains in Question 0

JAN. 6, 2011 A federal judge opened up a can of whoop ass last fall on two government biologists, accusing them of mendacity in making their case for stricter environmental regulations in the Delta. This week, a report by a

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Supreme Court Rebukes Crony Capitalism 5

The following first appeared in City Journal California. JAN. 6, 2012 By STEVEN GREENHUT On December 29, 2011, the California Supreme Court handed down what the state’s urban redevelopment agencies (RDAs) and their supporters called a “worst of all worlds” ruling—first upholding

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Judge Cancels California Trade War 0

JAN. 6, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Trade war! The newspaper headlines last week read, “California Low Carbon Fuel Standard Blocked in Court.” It was a component of California’s AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, which was scheduled

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Brown Budget Backs Tax Increases 0

JAN. 5, 2012 By JOHN SEILER Gov. Jerry Brown today released a budget proposal that reaffirmed his fealty to the public-employee unions. It’s for fiscal year 2012-13, which begins on July 1, 2012. The budget would rise to $92.5 billion

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Dems Spike Prevailing Wage Reform 13

JAN. 5, 2012 By KATY GRIMES As work in the California Assembly began for 2012, on Wednesday the festive mood quickly was quashed. In the first committee hearing of the New Year, the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee killed two

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CA: Best State Billionaires Can Buy 12

Chriss Street: Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, has come out with a powerful call to arms in opposition to a half dozen ballot initiatives funded by billionaire California crony capitalists. The tax increases often are designed

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California GOP Never Learns 4

John Seiler: California desperately needs a competitive second party to challenge the mega-majority Democrats. Too bad the main alternative is the Republicans. The GOP’s inbred attitude was shown yesterday when state Senate Republicans — the handful of them — elected

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