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How your CA legislators spent spring break 5

April 3, 2013 By John Hrabe California state legislators returned to the Capitol this week after a week-long spring vacation. The Sacramento Bee’s Capitol Alert already pointed out that spring break is “something California legislators and college students have in

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Sen. Ted Lieu’s vehicle tax plan: Let’s hope it gets on ballot 10

Nov. 16, 2012 By Chris Reed State Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Redondo Beach, is launching a push for a 2014 constitutional amendment that would more than triple the vehicle license fee, also known as the car tax. Here’s hoping it makes

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Totalitarians run California 23

Sept. 10, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — The main problem with the California Legislature is not that it spends your money far faster than it comes in, or that much of it is squandered on absurd programs and on

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Democrats pluck low-hanging car dealers 2

June 29, 2012 By Dave Roberts For California’s Democratic legislators to take on used car salesmen is to grab the lowest of low-hanging fruit. The American people’s low opinion of the ethics and honesty of car salesmen is exceeded only

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Cal State Pay Scandal Repeats 1990

FEB. 27, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Under Herbert Carter’s tenure, the Cal State University system has approved “hefty salary increases” for its top executives “without public input” during the state’s “most dire funding predicament.” Those aren’t quotes from recent news

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Senators Flunk High CSU Exec Pay 0

FEB. 17, 2012 By DAVE ROBERTS In California’s highly partisan political world, there are few issues on which most agree. But a rare unity was achieved last July when the California State University Board of Trustees awarded the new president

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