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Inflation Means California Default 0

APRIL 29, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI A March 24 Los Angeles Times-USC opinion poll indicated that 80 percent of likely California voters favored putting a cap on state spending. That is a remarkable statistic that didn’t make the original headline

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California Suffers Most Cities in Decline 0

APRIL 1, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Facetiously speaking, Gov. Jerry Brown couldn’t have picked a better time to put taxes on the ballot, rather than work out a budget deal with the Republicans in the State Legislature. The economy is

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Lockyer: Pensions Won't “Crush Govt.” 0

MARCH 17, 2011 BY WAYNE LUSVARDI Bill Lockyer’s recent harsh criticism of a bluntly honest Little Hoover Commission report, “Pensions for Retirement Security,” sounded more like Shakespeare’s King Lear than that of the Treasurer of the State of California.  Lockyer is so

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Lockyer Supports Redevelopment End 0

FEB. 3, 2011 By KATY GRIMES State Treasurer Bill Lockyer just this week joined the chorus of calls to deny funding for local redevelopment as one way to reduce the state’s $25 billion budget shortfall. Gov. Jerry Brown’s January budget proposal

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Nobody Wants Cal Bonds 0

John Seiler: Bonds. California bonds. Nobody wants them. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has extended his seven years of destruction by wiping out the market for bonds, not just for California, but other states and cities. The Wall St. Journal: America’s strapped

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