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Commentary | We are at a Crisis Crossroads

Commentary | We are at a Crisis Crossroads

    By Don Jans “You can fool some of the people all of the time and you can fool all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all of the time.” We have seen games played with our elections in the past. The first time I […]

Politics | Thank you! and Supporters from Charles Cole

Politics | Thank you! and Supporters from Charles Cole

We had a great run here in the 37th District, and while I didn’t win, I am proud of my campaign and overjoyed at the outpouring of support it was met with in our community. Folks from every age, background, political leaning, and walk of life stood with me to be counted for the ideals […]

URGENT | Here’s how to watch the important Prop. 13 hearing in the state Assembly on Thursday

URGENT | Here’s how to watch the important Prop. 13 hearing in the state Assembly on Thursday

The special interest groups that seek to dismantle Proposition 13 have qualified the “split roll” initiative for the November ballot. This is the proposal that strips Prop. 13’s protection away from business properties.  The Legislature is calling it, “Initiative Constitutional Amendment to Increase Funding for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by Changing […]

A Prop. 13 Victory! Today the Immediate Action Needed is: Celebrate! Irwin Votes NVR — No Vote Recorded

A Prop. 13 Victory! Today the Immediate Action Needed is: Celebrate!  Irwin Votes NVR — No Vote Recorded

Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1 did come up for a vote Monday on the Assembly Floor. After 30 minutes of testimony, which included opposition comments from both Democrats and Republicans, ACA 1 was defeated! When all the votes were counted it had only 44 votes, well shy of the 54 vote two-thirds super-majority required for passage! […]

An All-Call Alert To California Citizens To Protect Vote Integrity

An All-Call Alert To California Citizens To Protect Vote Integrity

A Democrat-controlled Sacramento Legislature has scheduled a hearing on four bills of great concern to EIPCa, Election Integrity Project California, a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. If passed three of the bills would amend California’s constitution.  The Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting will hear the bills on Wednesday morning, June 19. The time to act […]

Assembly panel unanimously passes bill to limit effect of federal tax overhaul

Assembly panel unanimously passes bill to limit effect of federal tax overhaul

by Chris Reed Despite a fresh warning from the Internal Revenue Service, a key committee in the California Legislature on Friday unanimously advanced legislation designed to shield wealthy residents from the effects of the federal tax overhaul enacted by Congress in December. The tax overhaul ended the previously unlimited itemized deduction for all local and state […]

Sacramento – State Senate Sends RU 486 to the Assembly

Sacramento – State Senate Sends RU 486 to the Assembly

By a party-line vote of 23-13 the Democrat-controlled State Senate passed SB 320 which mandates the distribution of the powerful abortifacient drug RU 486 to State College and University young women. This is a VERY powerful and dangerous artificial-steroid that attacks the mother’s body first, to prevent the child from getting nutrition. Mom eventually miscarries […]

Assembly approves bill establishing state-run retirement accounts for all

Assembly approves bill establishing state-run retirement accounts for all

A savings-for-all plan passed the Assembly on Thursday that, if signed into law, will automatically enroll many employees into a state-run individual retirement system. Secure Choice, if implemented, would require employers of five or more people to automatically enroll employees into portable retirement accounts, with an opt-out clause for the individual. Proponents of the measure […]

Four things to watch for in the Legislature in August

Four things to watch for in the Legislature in August

Dems dominate Ventura County election races

Dems dominate Ventura County election races

By George Miller Ventura County is a “blue” county now, in more ways than one, per an anonymous local Republican pundit who expressed unhappiness with the results. Yesterday’s primary election results show that is correct. Official results: http://vote.sos.ca.gov/  Ventura County votes HERE Keep in mind that absentee and provisional ballots will change these numbers. Voter […]

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