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State Invests $565 Million in Transportation Improvements, Awards $2 Billion for Future Projects

State Invests $565 Million in Transportation Improvements, Awards $2 Billion for Future Projects

SACRAMENTO — The California Transportation Commission (CTC) today allocated more than $565 million for current projects – and approved $2 billion in future improvements – to address transportation needs throughout the state. This continued investment will repair highways and bridges and improve California’s growing network of mass transit, bicycle and pedestrian routes. “Caltrans is committed […]

California churches defy state orders amid Supreme Court ruling in NY

California churches defy state orders amid Supreme Court ruling in NY

By Marlei Martinez ‘If there’s an attempt to close me down, we’ll see you at the Supreme Court,’ Sacramento pastor says SACRAMENTO, Calif. — “Hallelujah, hallelujah, hallelujah,” said Pastor Sam Rodriguez. Rodriguez is the lead pastor of New Season Worship in Sacramento. He said he is celebrating what he calls a win for religious freedom […]

CA Controller Publishes 2019 K-12 Education Salary Data

CA Controller Publishes 2019 K-12 Education Salary Data

SACRAMENTO — State Controller Betty T. Yee today updated her Government Compensation in California website to include self-reported 2019 salary data for K-12 education employers in the state. The data cover 451,538 positions and more than $18.71 billion in wages at employers including public school districts, charter schools, and county offices of education. While cities, counties, […]

Church Asks Supreme Court to Rule on Newsom’s COVID-19 Rules

Church Asks Supreme Court to Rule on Newsom’s COVID-19 Rules

BY MATTHEW VADUM A church in San Diego has appealed to the Supreme Court to intervene in its ongoing lawsuit challenging California’s heavy-handed and allegedly discriminatory restrictions on houses of worship that purport to combat the virus that causes the disease COVID-19. Religious leaders have been emboldened since the Supreme Court last week blocked New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, from […]

Why We Fight Government Unions

Why We Fight Government Unions

    By Edward Ring The California Policy Center, established in 2013, exists to expose and undermine the destructive power of government unions. Most Californians still don’t understand the threat these unions represent to the integrity of our democracy, the agenda of our politicians, and the solvency of our public institutions. Government unions, sometimes also referred […]

Republican David Valadao Unseats Democrat Rival TJ Cox In Tight California House Race

Republican David Valadao Unseats Democrat Rival TJ Cox In Tight California House Race

BY TOM OZIMEK A close race in California’s 21st Congressional District has been called, with the Decision Desk on Thursday declaring challenger David Valadao (R) managed to unseat incumbent Rep. TJ Cox (D). While the contest is pending official certification, it appears Valadao managed to avenge his narrow 2018 loss to Cox, who won their mid-term clash by […]

Off the grid Thanksgiving

Off the grid Thanksgiving

      By Richard Eber For those Jack Fliehmann serves, Thanksgiving comes each day. Almost like clockwork he shows up at local homeless encampments at 5:00 AM sharp with a two-gallon steaming pot of oatmeal, a banana, water bottle, and juice for the 70 to 100 folks he serves on a regular basis. Later […]

‘Newsom Is Our Best Representative’: Petition To Recall Gavin Newsom, Trigger Special Election Sees Spike In Interest

‘Newsom Is Our Best Representative’: Petition To Recall Gavin Newsom, Trigger Special Election Sees Spike In Interest

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR A petition to recall Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has reached 750,000 signatures, or half of the amount needed by March, Mike Netter, one of the campaign’s leading organizers, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “Gavin Newsom is our best representative for this,” said Netter, who added that interest in the petition has increased […]

Making California Great Again

Making California Great Again

    By Richard Eber In the aftermath of the Presidential election of 2020, I have never been prouder to be a member of the Republican Party.  Unlike other times where there might have been some misgivings on my part pertaining to the qualifications of individual candidates, this time there was no doubt whom I […]

Store Shelves Empty Again Amid Second-Wave Fear

Store Shelves Empty Again Amid Second-Wave Fear

BY JAMIE JOSEPH IRVINE, Calif.—As Orange County, California, entered the state’s most restrictive COVID-19 monitoring tier with a surge in cases, shoppers flocked to grocery stores to bulk purchase, leaving shelves empty again. The region landed in the purple tier Nov. 16, prompting Gov. Gavin Newsom to order the closure of indoor gyms and cinemas. Restaurants who are now […]

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