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Manafort and Hillary, The Beat Goes On — The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Oct. 28-Nov. 3/Day 289-296) Week 41

Manafort and Hillary, The Beat Goes On — The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Oct. 28-Nov. 3/Day 289-296) Week 41

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, October 28 (Day 289): California high-tech companies want Supreme Court to rule for LGBT Yelp, Apple, and PayPal all plan to sign an amicus brief encouraging the Supreme Court to rule that refusing service to LGBT people based on religious beliefs is not a First Amendment right, but rather anti-LGBT discrimination. […]

Without Government Unions, there Would be No Gas Tax Increase

Without Government Unions, there Would be No Gas Tax Increase

by Ed Ring, California Policy Center, Nobody argues that California’s roads need huge upgrades. But the solution didn’t require the $0.12 per gallon tax hike that goes into effect today. The root cause of these neglected roads – and the reason even more taxes will never be enough to fix them – is the power of […]

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Assoc. Backing Gas Tax Repeal: Voters To Have Final Say

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Assoc. Backing Gas Tax Repeal: Voters To Have Final Say

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association announced it is backing a ballot measure that will repeal $5.2 billion in annual gas and car tax increases that take effect November 1st, and requires that future increases be approved by voters. The measure, Voter Approval for Increases in the Gas and Car Tax, has been filed with the […]

Gas taxes go up at midnight

Gas taxes go up at midnight

  Fill your tank before the Democrats 12-cents a gallon tax hike takes effect. . Tomorrow, courtesy of the legislative majority party, the price of gas goes up 12-cents a gallon and diesel goes up 20-cents a gallon in California. And there is no guarantee those dollars will fix our roads. I voted NO on […]

Second gas tax hike repeal campaign revs up in California

Second gas tax hike repeal campaign revs up in California

By Brandi Wielgopolski / The Heartland Institute After an earlier ballot campaign seeking to repeal a big gas-tax hike in California stalled, another group of taxpayers will begin collecting …

Repeal the gas tax!

Repeal the gas tax!

    DAYS UNTIL GAS TAX GOES INTO EFFECT Our campaign to repeal Sacramento Democrats’ $52 billion gas tax has cleared a major hurdle and now has a fair and honest title and summary after beating the Democrats in court.We are preparing to circulate thousands of petitions for your signature — and these will be just […]

Lawsuit alleges state is trying to sabotage initiative to repeal gas tax increase in California

Lawsuit alleges state is trying to sabotage initiative to repeal gas tax increase in California

By Patrick McGreevy The state attorney general allegedly drafted a misleading title and summary for an initiative that would repeal increases to California’s gas tax, and the wording should be changed, according to a lawsuit filed Friday by supporters of the proposed ballot measure. The lawsuit alleges the title and summary drafted by the office of […]

Op-Ed: California may have just boosted Trump’s chances of winning in 2020

Op-Ed: California may have just boosted Trump’s chances of winning in 2020

    By Stephen Frank California is so crazy, Trump can use its policies to show what would happen if a Democrat beat him in 2020.  What more taxes—in April the Democrats raised gas taxes by $5.2 billion a year and a few days ago Brown and the GOP Assembly Leader Mayes approved a 63 […]

Howard Jarvis Files Lawsuit over Legislature’s Unconstitutional Attempt to Shield Senator from Recall

Howard Jarvis Files Lawsuit over Legislature’s Unconstitutional Attempt to Shield Senator from Recall

Today, the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) filed a lawsuit to stop the Legislature’s unconstitutional efforts to undermine the voter-led recall of State Senator Josh Newman. “The Legislature has pulled out all the stops to silence the voice of taxpayers and undermine the people’s right to a fair and democratic process,” stated HJTA President Jon […]

STOP THE CAR TAX – Newman recall submits over 85,000 signatures

STOP THE CAR TAX – Newman recall submits over 85,000 signatures

Orange County taxpayers have submitted more than 85,000 signatures to recall Josh Newman – the Assemblyman who cast the deciding vote in favor of $5 billion in new gas and car taxes on California motorists. Passing the 85,000 mark is a critical milestone that takes us over the required number of signatures to put the […]