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Interview With A Candidate 0

I just finished an interesting interview with California’s Insurance Commissioner and candidate for Governor, Steve Poizner. Among the topics of discussion were his plans for immediate economic relief for the state upon taking office, how to permanently cut the size

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AB 32- Global Warming Poll Released Today

A very interesting non-partisan poll commissioned by the independent AB 32 Implementation Group was released today, finding that the highly charged issues of Cap and Trade and global warming, do not have the purported support when California voters are presented

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AB 32 Poll To Be Released Today 0

Later today a poll will be released demonstrating that a large majority of Californians want AB 32 suspended. The consequences of AB 32 have been vociferously addressed by Assembly Member Dan Logue, R, Marysville. Logue has been a staunch advocate

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Legislating Fur 0

It’s difficult not to chuckle at Assemblywoman Fiona Ma’s, D-San Francisco, proposed bill requiring all garments sold in California made of animal fur to be identified as such on the label. However, at the heart of AB 1656 is not

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Few Heed State Business Study 4

Jan. 18, 2020 By KATY GRIMES A small business study published September 2009 by the Governor’s Office of Small Business Advocate did not get the attention it should have, given the economic black hole facing the state. The detailed study

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The Thermostat Nanny

Jan. 18, 2010 By JOHN SEILER On Feb. 2, 1977, two weeks after his inauguration, President Jimmy Carter gave a national address wearing a cardigan sweater. It was a winter of record cold across America and the country was suffering

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Bill Language To Change 0

After reading my story about AB 978, the bill proposing to streamline the business permitting process only for California businesses contracting with the state, the office of Assemblyman V. Manual Perez, the author of the bill, called me. Amy Wilson

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Gut AB32 to save jobs?

Jan. 8, 2010 By JOHN SEILER The global warming debate has been heating up even as Michigan, Colorado and other states shiver through record low temperatures, and Houston was blanketed by its earliest snowfall ever. Out in California, debate is

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40,697 new commandments 0

H.L. Mencken once quipped, “Say what you will about the Ten Commandments, at least there are only ten of them.” Politicans, considering themselves gods, naturally seek to improve upon the Almighty’s work. Last year alone, state governments imposed 40,697 new

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