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Legislature worries more about animal misery than human misery

California has the highest adjusted poverty rate in the nation — and by a significant margin. Nearly 1 in 4 state residents struggles to make ends meet. Unemployment was about the same in the nation as a whole in 2006.

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Buzz builds in TX, FL over privately funded bullet-train projects

Back in 2008, perhaps the single biggest thing that supporters of Proposition 1A had going for them was that a California bullet-train network just sounded cool and futuristic. Critics, however, pointed out correctly that the $9.95 billion bond that went

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Now FL Gov. targets CA businesses 8

June 5, 2013 By Joseph Perkins First came Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Then Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. Now Florida Gov. Rick Scott is taking aim at California, reportedly considering leasing billboard space in selected markets

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Wealthy fleeing NY for FLA 2

Jan. 29, 2013 By John Seiler From the NY Post: “The city’s hedge-fund executives are flying south — and it’s not for vacation. “An increasing number of financial firms, especially private equity and hedge funds, are fed up with New

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Secession fever: Don’t catch it 15

Nov. 19, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Psychiatrists talk about the progressive stages of grief people experience after suffering a devastating loss in their personal lives, moving from denial to anger to bargaining (i.e., trying to strike a “deal”

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