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Your Immediate Action Needed: Help to Preserve Our Prop. 13 Victory!

Your Immediate Action Needed: Help to Preserve Our Prop. 13 Victory!

While Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 1 was defeated on the Assembly Floor last Monday, the reality is that taxpayers are not quite out of the woods yet. In a legislative process known as “reconsideration,” legislative bills that have been defeated can be brought up again for one final vote.   ACA 1 would change Proposition […]

An All-Call Alert To California Citizens To Protect Vote Integrity

An All-Call Alert To California Citizens To Protect Vote Integrity

A Democrat-controlled Sacramento Legislature has scheduled a hearing on four bills of great concern to EIPCa, Election Integrity Project California, a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. If passed three of the bills would amend California’s constitution.  The Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting will hear the bills on Wednesday morning, June 19. The time to act […]

Legislature needs to stop chaos on independent contractors

Legislature needs to stop chaos on independent contractors

by the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce  California is home to nearly two million residents who choose to work for themselves. As pillars of the workforce, these independent contractors are part of virtually every industry in the state including child care, healthcare, insurance, financial services, construction, technology and transportation. A recent California Supreme Court ruling, however, […]

Gov. Brown vetoes few bills – latest ones get conservative praise

Gov. Brown vetoes few bills – latest ones get conservative praise

by Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO – California Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed only 118 of the 957 bills that came before his desk in the recently concluded legislative session, but some of his final vetoes earned a great deal of attention and praise – even from conservative Republicans. That’s an interesting turn of events given that Brown signed into lawmost of […]

California Legislature Demands Apology From Trump

California Legislature Demands Apology From Trump

The California Legislature has passed a resolution demanding President Donald Trump apologize for what it calls his “racist and bigoted behavior.” House Resolution 57 also “supports Congress’ efforts to censure” Trump and calls for other states to do likewise. It was prompted by Trump’s response to the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that […]

Democrats force recall backers to fight another court battle

Democrats force recall backers to fight another court battle

by Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO – Most recall elections are primarily about electoral politics, as both sides duke it out with the usual broadcast ads and ground campaigns. But the burgeoning Republican effort to recall Orange County’s Democratic Sen. Josh Newman has turned into an inside-the-Capitol political fight as well as a high-profile legal battle. It could be months […]

Gun Laws: Bad Bills on Hold Until Summer Break is Over

Gun Laws: Bad Bills on Hold Until Summer Break is Over

7 Bills…and Waiting Waiting until the last minute is usually a big no-no, but that doesn’t stop the California Legislature from playing that game – even though they have an awful lot of stuff that needs attention. A lot of nasty anti-gun bills are still percolating in the process, but last week legislators left for […]

Confusion on CA housing market brings flurry of legislation

Confusion on CA housing market brings flurry of legislation

By James Poulos Debate over California’s housing situation ratcheted up amid conflicting data and a flurry of new legislation designed to mitigate high prices and low supply.  Analysts have separated into two camps around Golden State real estate, one more bullish than the other. “Two recent reports — from Fitch Rating, a Wall Street credit […]

The California Legislature Returns to Session — Uh Oh

The California Legislature Returns to Session — Uh Oh

Concealed Transparency: Legislature Tries to Fool the Public Again

Concealed Transparency: Legislature Tries to Fool the Public Again
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