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New Local Report On COVID Impacts Released

New Local Report On COVID Impacts Released

On behalf of the Economic Development Collaborative (EDC) and Small Business Development Center of California (SBDC), I am reaching out today to pass along a news release – Economic Development Collaborative Releases Profile of COVID-19, Community, Business, Nonprofit and Worker Impacts in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. While I referenced the release below with further […]

Revisiting wind turbine impacts

Revisiting wind turbine impacts

. By Paul Driessen Erroneous recent calculation highlights need to assess renewable energy sustainability claims It’s amazing, though hardly surprising, how quickly some used Hurricane Harvey’s devastation to claim that fossil fuel emissions are driving catastrophic climate change and weather. Their proffered solution, of course, is to replace those fuels with “clean, sustainable, renewable” energy. I’ve […]

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Assoc. signed by Governor – Expands Taxpayer Protections

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Assoc. signed by Governor – Expands Taxpayer Protections

Gov. Brown has signed Assembly Bill 195 (Obernolte), an HJTA sponsored bill that strengthens requirements that the cost of tax measures be clearly stated on the ballot.   AB 195 mandates that the ballot label for all local tax measures include the rate and duration of a tax increase as well as an estimate of the […]

Can California’s Taxpayers Be Thankful for 2016?

Can California’s Taxpayers Be Thankful for 2016?

. By Jon Coupal If taxpayers focus on the results of the recent election, there may not seem to be much to celebrate. While the rest of America took a big step toward fiscal sanity, the same cannot be said of California. At the state level, all 3 taxes, one on marijuana users, one on […]

Will Cities Increase the Cost of Internet Services?

Will Cities Increase the Cost of Internet Services?

A Word from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association on the Ballot Props

A Word from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association on the Ballot Props

DON’T LET TAX RAISERS OUTVOTE US After careful study of the 17 ballot measures, HJTA has concluded there are five that are important to California Taxpayers.  Three measures would increase taxes or debt, while two will increase taxpayer protections.   Please vote your interests by using the following ballot guide and pass these recommendations on […]

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Introduces Measure to Taxpayers Access Info On Local Tax Measures

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Introduces Measure to Taxpayers Access Info On Local Tax Measures

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association announced today (11) they will be working with lawmakers to introduce legislation to ensure that taxpayers have access to important information when considering local tax measures.  Specifically, any tax measure would be required to list the tax rate, duration, and estimated revenue that it is intended to generate.  This information […]