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CA lawmakers take aim at guns

Dec. 24, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO – It took only days before California’s legislators reacted to the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy with a fusillade of bills designed to take California closer to Democratic leaders’ unstated but obvious

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Legislature passes ‘illegal’ green slush fund

Sept. 11, 2012 By Dave Roberts When California enacted AB 32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, the bill was touted as a way to make California environmentally friendly. But it’s also turning into a billion dollar slush fund for Democratic

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Greens Want Energy Bubble Loans from CPUC

MARCH 30, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California is getting strapped for cash to continue to pay for subsidies for economically infeasible solar power and energy efficiency projects for homeowners and small businesses. So the Environmental Defense Fund has concocted a

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Trust This Bunch With Your Pension?

March 12, 2012 Serious people know that California faces a serious financial problem because oversized compensation packages for the state’s public employees are consuming every public dollar in sight and imposing a long-term debt on future taxpayers. Unfortunately, one won’t

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AB 32 Turning Into Pollution Pork

JUNE 13, 2011 By WAYNE LUSVARDI Call it “pollution pork.” Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has been gone only five months and his most beloved legacy, AB 32, already is being cut up like an Austrian wiener schnitzel. AB 32 is the

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