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CA incentives reel back film and TV production

Hollywood could soon reclaim its once-shaky status as America’s production headquarters. After a near panic touched off by a nationwide spending spree on state incentives for film and television production, programs around the country have begun scaling back or shutting down altogether, leaving California

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Gingrich praises Lt. Gov. Newsom’s ‘Citizenville’ at CPAC

March 16, 2013 By Josephine Djuhana NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Former Speaker Newt Gingrich lit up CPAC on its third and final day of convention, opening with bold criticisms against the Republican establishment and its consultant culture. “The Republican establishment

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Rand Paul helps jumpstart GOP morale

March 16, 2013 CalWatchdog.com Editors NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — It’s no secret that Republicans in the Golden State have been dispirited by the last two election cycles where the GOP has been relegated to virtually no power in statewide politics. 

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Other states getting rid of state income taxes

Jan. 16, 2013 By John Seiler California is going backward again. Our state income tax rate just jumped to 13.3 percent, by far the highest in the nation. By contrast, Nebraska is the latest state to consider getting rid of

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Gov. Brown pushes pale education ‘reform’

June 13, 2012 By Lance T. Izumi Around the country, governors like Bobby Jindal in Louisiana have led successful fights for new education-reform laws that eliminate or restrict teacher tenure, re-think old-line seniority protection rules and give parents the ability

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