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Study warns air travel a major threat in spread of measles in California

Study warns air travel a major threat in spread of measles in California

    By Chris Reed The state Legislature’s push to tighten up vaccine requirements for K-12 students took a step forward last week even as public health officials acknowledged a British medical study that said travelers to the U.S. from nations with measles outbreaks were a major threat – not just unvaccinated children. The Assembly […]

State Treasurer refinances state bond debt, saves taxpayers $270 million

State Treasurer refinances state bond debt, saves taxpayers $270 million

. The State of California has found a way to save $270 million — without budget cuts or raising taxes. State Treasurer John Chiang recently announced that his office had completed the sale of $1.93 billion in general obligation bonds, which will deliver hundreds of millions of dollars of savings to taxpayers. Like homeowners refinancing […]

State Senate approves bill to revive Kelo-style redevelopment

State Senate approves bill to revive Kelo-style redevelopment

. California has moved one step closer to the return of redevelopment and the controversial power to seize private property through eminent domain. The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would give local governments the power to create new entities, known as community revitalization authorities, to stimulate economically-depressed or crime-ridden areas. Assembly Bill 2 would grant these […]

CA egg prices skyrocket

CA egg prices skyrocket

By James Poulos . For partly predictable reasons, egg prices in California have skyrocketed. An unexpected wave of disease has exacerbated increases brought on by Golden State policymakers. “While the avian flu outbreak this spring that resulted in the killing of 48 million domestic chickens and turkeys, mostly in the Midwest, continues to have a ripple effect […]

CA gas tax showdown looms

CA gas tax showdown looms

Brown vows tighter groundwater regulations

Brown vows tighter groundwater regulations

CA ‘anchor baby’ debate goes national

CA ‘anchor baby’ debate goes national

By James Poulos . Republican presidential candidates were drawn deeper into the immigration controversies centered on California, as Donald Trump’s leading opponents sought a way to blunt his apparent advantage among voters with his tough talk on birthright citizenship and deportation. The numbers game Clarifying his stance, Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski recently took to CNN to […]

University of California and stem cell agency highest paid state workers

University of California and stem cell agency highest paid state workers

. California taxpayers paid out big bucks to state workers in 2014. How much? More than the Gross Domestic Product of 100 countries, according to new data published by the State Controller’s office. In 2014, more than 650,000 state employees earned a total of $32 billion in wages and benefits. As part of her ongoing effort to […]

GOP presidential hopefuls hit Brown back on climate

GOP presidential hopefuls hit Brown back on climate

Cal State University system hikes fees to offset tuition freeze

Cal State University system hikes fees to offset tuition freeze
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