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California Leads In Jobs Gains, Still Holds Highest Unemployment Rate

California Leads In Jobs Gains, Still Holds Highest Unemployment Rate

by Madison Hirneisen, Center Square Staff Reporter (The Center Square) – California had the largest job gains in October but it can’t shake the highest unemployment rate in the nation, according to an employment report released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The report found that California and Nevada had the highest unemployment rate […]

Republican Fundraising Rises As Americans Blame Democrats For Inflation

Republican Fundraising Rises As Americans Blame Democrats For Inflation

By Casey Harper | The Center Square (The Center Square) – A small majority of Americans blame Democrats for the rising inflation, a recent poll found, as both parties fight to position themselves in the economic messaging battle heading into the next election. The Trafalgar Group along with the Convention of States for Action released […]

How COVID-19 Affected California’s Economy

How COVID-19 Affected California’s Economy

Samuel Stebbins | The Center Square contributor The U.S. economy reported its worst quarterly decline in modern history during the COVID-19 pandemic, with gross domestic product shrinking at an annual rate of 31.4% in the second quarter. The economy bounced back in the third quarter, but efforts to contain the virus’s spread throughout 2020 still resulted in a […]

Newsom Signature Removal Deadline Passes

Newsom Signature Removal Deadline Passes

Joel Williams | Ballotpedia via The Center Square June 8 was the deadline for voters who signed the petition to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) to request their names be removed from the petitions. County election offices now have until June 22 to report the number of remaining signatures to the California Secretary of State. […]

Indiana, 17 other states file brief to keep California cities from setting climate policy

Indiana, 17 other states file brief to keep California cities from setting climate policy

By J.D. Davidson | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita wants to stop what he thinks is California’s attempt to establish a nationwide climate change policy, and he hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will help. Rokita, along with 17 other states, filed a brief with the Supreme Court on Thursday, […]

California lawmakers call for rollback on business taxes

California lawmakers call for rollback on business taxes

Ted O’Neil | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – A group of 25 California legislators is seeking to restore net operating loss deductions and business incentive tax credits in the state’s new budget. The lawmakers laid out their reasoning in a letter sent to the chairs of the of the Assembly Budget Committee […]