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Legislature Passes Assemblymember Irwin Bill Package, 6 bills Await Action By Governor Newsom

Legislature Passes Assemblymember Irwin Bill Package,  6 bills Await Action By Governor Newsom

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) announced that 6 bills that she authored have passed the State Legislature and have been sent to the Governor for his signature or veto. The six bills cover a wide range of issues impacting her constituents in the 44th Assembly District and across California. They are as follows: […]

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Governor, Ditch School Mask Mandate

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Governor, Ditch School Mask Mandate

Andrew Trunsky Kentucky’s Republican legislature overrode the state’s Democratic governor late Thursday and repealed a statewide public school mask mandate. The move, reported by the Louisville Courier Journal, came on the final day of a special session called by Gov. Andy Beshear. The mask mandate was repealed as cases in the state increased for the […]

California Legislators Introducing Bill To Allow Disneyland, Other Large Theme Parks To Reopen Earlier Than Gavin Newsom’s Plan Allows

California Legislators Introducing Bill To Allow Disneyland, Other Large Theme Parks To Reopen Earlier Than Gavin Newsom’s Plan Allows

By Tom Tapp On Thursday, two California Assembly members representing districts impacted greatly by the closure of Disneyland and Six Flags Magic Mountain were set to co-sponsor a bill that will place all theme parks in the “Orange – Moderate – Tier 3” of the state’s Covid-19 Industry Guidance for Amusement Parks and Theme Parks. The guidance in […]

STATE CAPITOL SOS! How the Legislature Shut Down Impacts the 2A

STATE CAPITOL SOS! How the Legislature Shut Down Impacts the 2A

The California Legislature is away on their summer recess but that doesn’t mean some shifty shenanigans aren’t taking place.  They recently used the Governor’s budget as a brazen means to do some 2nd Amendment damage, and now we are facing some new abnormal challenges.  Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon issued a statement this week that the Assembly is now “closed until further […]

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 […]

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 […]

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