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Vacancies trigger 2015 state Senate elections

Vacancies trigger 2015 state Senate elections

Republished with permission by Cal Watchdog.com. The Nov. 4 vote didn’t end this election cycle, but sparked a new round. Three sitting state senators won seats in the U.S. House of Representatives: Sens. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Walnut Creek; Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley; and Mimi Walters, R-Irvine. They will resign their positions in the state Legislature sometime before Jan. 5 to take their places […]

Brown’s California Budget Is Incomplete

Brown’s California Budget Is Incomplete

Viewpoint Following is the response of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association President Jon Coupal after reviewing Gov. Brown’s proposed 2014/15 state budget: “We are pleased that Governor Brown’s budget reflects a fair measure of fiscal restraint and austerity. His desire for no new taxes, protecting Proposition 13, continuing to pay down the ‘wall of debt’ and […]