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Study finds corporate tax breaks are ‘corporate welfare’ 10

Jan. 31, 2013 By Katy Grimes A new study just released by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Foundation and the Reason Foundation found many California tax breaks given to corporations constitute corporate welfare, shows how they actually impede economic growth, and contribute

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Beware of lawmakers selling Prop. 13 snake oil 21

Dec. 4, 2012 By Katy Grimes Like geese migrating South for the winter, every year a combination of journalists, editorial boards, and “experts” join California’s liberal politicians in calling for the repeal of Proposition 13. They can’t stand the 1978 ballot

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Gov. Brown goes back to school 10

Oct. 29, 2012 Katy Grimes: Some say that Gov. Jerry Brown is getting schooled on Proposition 30. Others say he’s rekindling his youth. Either way, Brown is spending a great deal of time on college campuses these days trying to

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Legislative hearings attack Prop. 32 3

Sept. 27, 2012 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Apparently fearing the outcome of the political reform measure Proposition 32, some California lawmakers have added “storyteller” to their resumes. In one of the most nostalgic fairy tales ever told at a

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Prop. 25 never promised accountability 4

April 30, 2012 By Katy Grimes California voters were duped by Democratic politicians, and they will probably do it again. Proposition 25, the “no budget, no pay” measure, was the creation of über liberal former state Sen. John Burton. Prop

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