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CalWatchdog Morning Read – April 12, 2016 0

Breaking News CalWatchdog Morning Read — April 12, 2016 By CALWATCHDOG STAFF Hello everybody! A California judge is pushing back against an effort to legalize prostitution, arguing there is no fundamental right to engage in the act. The San Francisco-based Erotic

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Minimum wage divides experts

Voters will likely decide on the November ballot whether or not to raise California’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, even though experts are still divided on the issue. There will be plenty of anecdotes in between now and November

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Tax Foundation: CA has fourth-highest state taxes

The newest figures just released by the Tax Foundation show California continues to be one of the highest-taxes states in the country. According to “Facts & Figures 2015: How Does Your State Compare?” the Golden State now ranks fourth-highest for

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CA jobs improve, consumer sentiment dips

California’s jobs situation continues to improve — although there’s a dip in consumer sentiment. The California Employment Development Department today announced unemployment dropped to 6.9 percent in February, down from 7.1 percent in Dec. 2014; and down more than a point

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CA jobs growth continues — with caution signal

California continues to enjoy fairly strong jobs growth — but new data released today (not yet online) by the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research at Chapman University suggest caution may be warranted moving forward. The report’s headline: “California unemployment

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CA jobs growth continues strong

New data show strong jobs growth continuing in California throughout the year. That’s good news for the state’s workers. And it’s especial good news for one jobholder in particular: Gov. Jerry Brown, who is being coy about a re-election run

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Chapman Forecast: More sluggish growth for CA 8

Nov. 29, 2012 By John Seiler Chapman University’s 35th annual economic forecast projects more sluggish growth for California in 2013. It was presented Wednesday in Costa Mesa before about 1,500 business and community leaders by Chapman President Jim Doti, also

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Budget Assumptions Don't Hold Up 1

JULY 7, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Not even a week old, the California budget Gov. Jerry Brown signed already is out of balance. “They did not cut as much as they needed to, and they pushed up revenue estimates,” Esmael

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Chapman CA Forecast Warns Legislature 0

JUNE 16, 2011 By JOHN SEILER This morning, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed the budget passed yesterday by the Democratic-run California Legislature. Even as he was doing so, Chapman University was revealing a sobering economic forecast that should make the Legislature

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Will July CA Tax Cuts Spur Recovery? 0

APRIL 14, 2011 By JOHN SEILER In the hullabaloo over extending tax increases, one thing is being overlooked: As things now stand, on July 1, just 10 weeks away, California gets some pretty hefty tax cuts. You’ll have more change

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