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Brian Calle

Brian Calle is Editor-in-Chief of CalWatchdog.com and the Opinion Editor for the Orange County Register. His work has appeared in Bloomberg, Fox News, Forbes, Real Clear Politics, Human Events, Real Clear Markets and City Journal, among other websites and publications. Find him on Twitter: @briancalle

UC Regents approve tuition increase despite Gov. Brown objecting

A University of California Board of Regents committee voted to increase tuition at least 5 percent every year for five years despite widespread objection from students and Governor Jerry Brown. The vote was 7-2, with Brown, who serves as a

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Races to decide California Democrat Supermajority

Nationally, Republicans have already taken the majority in the United States Senate and now the question is whether the Republican wave will hit California. In California, the GOP is attempting to block a Democratic supermajority in the state Legislature. To

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Live-blogging Brown/Kashkari debate 0

CalWatchdog.com will be live-blogging throughout the gubernatorial debate tonight, between Gov. Jerry Brown and challenger Neel Kashkari. The debate kicks off at 7 p.m. Stay tuned…

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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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Art Laffer: Dems understand taxes too high

Cal Watchdog Editor-in-Chief Brian Calle talks to legendary business thinker Art Laffer about Democrats coming around to the downside of heavy taxation in the latest Cal Watchdog video available here and on YouTube. The first part of this interview can

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Art Laffer: Stop taxing profits and neuter the IRS

Cal Watchdog Editor-in-Chief Brian Calle talks to legendary business thinker Art Laffer about how to revive the economy, in the latest Cal Watchdog video available here and on YouTube. The second part of the interview with Laffer can be seen

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Unions on the defensive, facing voter wrath (video)

Public employee unions are on the defensive after facing voter wrath at the ballot box.

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