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CalWatchdog Morning Read – October 28

Senate leader’s Prop. 63 endorsement is conditional Post-election transportation session in Sacramento? 2012 pension reforms haven’t paid off Pentagon stops demanding payback of enlistment bonuses State government pays women 80 cents on the dollar compared to men Good morning. TGIF.

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‘Anti-tax Demagogues’ Smashing CA? 12

John Seiler: Los Angeles Times columnist George Skelton is worth reading because he’s almost always wrong. His latest column blames “anti-tax demagogues” for California’s disastrous condition. How about, instead, a string of incompetent governors who refused to discipline the Legislature’s

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LAO: Brown Numbers Don’t Compute 8

JAN. 12, 2012 By JOHN SEILER Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal contains more smoke than a forest fire. More mirrors than a funhouse. And more empty promises than a presidential candidate’s platform. So much for his solemn pledge, in his

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Unions Might Seek 43% Tax Increase 0

JULY 10, 2011 By JOHN SEILER California’s government unions could seek a 43 percent tax increase on wealthy Californians. The Contra Costa Times reported on the action, but missed the magnitude of the tax increase. The Times: SACRAMENTO — Labor leaders were

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