AB 32 Cap and trade hearings high on speculation, low on details 17

May 3, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — A recent poll about the implementation of AB 32 shows that California voters and taxpayers aren’t real crazy about cap and trade or regulatory reporting regulations. Cap and trade programs mandate reduced

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Darrell Steinberg wants you in an ant farm 16

May 2, 2012 By John Seiler The second most poweful politician in California is Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento; after Gov. Jerry Brown. Steinberg’s background is with labor unions. And he represents the state capitol — that is, state

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Water police training workshop 0

May 2, 2012 By Katy Grimes As if fear, doom and gloom aren’t enough for government officials, they’ve turned to nosy neighbors for help in fulfilling extremist agendas. The City of Sacramento sent out a notice today encouraging residents to

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Jerry Brown loses it on ‘Face the Nation’

May 2, 2012 By John Seiler If you want to see why California is in such a mess, make sure to watch the video of Gov. Jerry Brown’s appearance on “Face the Nation.” CBS doesn’t allow embedding, but you can watch

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Free college tax bill would cost CA businesses 0

May 2, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Faced with a growing state deficit, instead of cutting the size of California’s government programs, lawmakers have squeezed higher education. With dramatically higher tuition in just a few years, it’s the the middle class

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State-required reporting on LGBT businesses 0

May 1, 2012 By Katy Grimes Democrats in the Assembly passed a bill on Monday requiring the Department of General Services to collect and report information on lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender owned businesses in contracting with the state. The bill, AB

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Greece suffers California’s future 0

May 1, 2012 By John Seiler Greece is leading the way for California — off a cliff. The two polities are similar: beautiful mediterranean climate, creative people, massively powerful government-worker unions, busted budgets, impending bankruptcy. Greece is just a little

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High-speed rail officials: arrogant and dismissive 13

May 1, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — A hearing at the Capitol Monday proved once again that high-speed rail officials live in a bubble and are far too comfortable in their roles spending billions of dollars of other people’s

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Will blackouts darken Calif. this summer? 26

May 1, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi California could be headed into another “perfect storm” of coincidental events that may result in an electricity shortage during the hot months of July, August and September. San Diego Gas & Electric is reported

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