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Is state economy beyond point of no return? 11

Jan. 5, 2013 By Chris Reed In September 2008, in his last major speech to the California Legislature, soon-to-be congressman Tom McClintock said the state government had turned the corner, and not in a good way. “I believe we have

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Big dairy sours on state price controls 2

May 25, 2012 By Joseph Perkins A civil war has broken out within California’s dairy industry, pitting milk producers against cheesemakers. The two sides are at odds over the state Department of Food and Agriculture’s valuation of whey, the liquid

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Legislature worse than occupiers 0

May 7, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Occupy Wall Street protesters are reminiscent of writer R. Emmett Tyrrell’s criticism of radical feminists: They don’t know what they want, but they want it very badly. On May Day, the protesters

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U.S., CA Attack Manufacturing

JAN. 25, 2012 By JOHN SEILER New reports show how both the U.S. and California governments have imposed severe anti-manufacturing regulations impeding economic recovery and growth. President Obama and Gov. Jerry Brown pay lip service to creating good middle-class jobs.

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State May Blow up Human Resources Box 0

JUNE 6, 2011 By DAVE ROBERTS Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger infamously promised to “blow up the boxes” of state government when he took office — only to leave them mostly intact and bigger and badder than ever when he exited.

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