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California Governor Signs Illegal Immigrant Health Care Bill Into Law

California Governor Signs Illegal Immigrant Health Care Bill Into Law

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom officially made his state the first in the U.S. to offer government health care benefits to adult-aged illegal immigrants. Newsome signed SB-104 into law Tuesday, cementing it into the state’s 2020 budget. The legislation extends taxpayer-funded health care to low-income adults aged 19 to 25, […]

Officers To Mourn Slain Officer Who Was Ambushed During Domestic Violence Call

Officers To Mourn Slain Officer Who Was Ambushed During Domestic Violence Call

  Whitney Tipton | Reporter . Ramos, who police say was heavily armed, allegedly prevented officers from rescuing O’Sullivan for 45 minutes. She died after being transported to UC Davis Medical Center. O’Sullivan had been on the force for only six months. Sacramento has not lost a police officer in the line of duty for around 20 […]

Immediate Action Needed! Call the Capitol to protect Proposition 13!

Immediate Action Needed! Call the Capitol to protect Proposition 13!

ACTION ALERT: We need every HJTA member to oppose Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1, which attacks Proposition 13 by making it easier to raise taxes. ACA 1 cleared the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week, and is now awaiting a Floor vote. Unlike previous committee votes, and per Proposition 13, passage on the Assembly floor requires a two-thirds vote.Communicating […]

Gavin Newsom’s California budget rises to $213 billion as projected surplus grows

Gavin Newsom’s California budget rises to $213 billion as projected surplus grows

BY SOPHIA BOLLAG Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to spend $1 billion on programs to help the homeless in a $213 billion revised budget he released on Thursday. The updated proposal unveiled Thursday builds on the $209 billion budget the governor laid out in January. It keeps in place spending to expand health coverage for undocumented immigrants and […]

JACKSON: Does California Have A Future?

JACKSON: Does California Have A Future?

Kerry Jackson | Pacific Research Institute   Republican California State Assemblyman Vince Fong recently tweeted about California’s 19 percent poverty rate, which he said “is driven by the extreme high cost of living here.” “Yet,” said Fong, “Sacramento continues to pass policies that make it even more expensive.” In a story illustrated by an artist’s rendering of a […]

California has a giant surplus—of ideas for new taxes. What’s up with that?

California has a giant surplus—of ideas for new taxes. What’s up with that?

By Judy Lin California is enjoying a projected $21.4 billion surplus. Three-quarters of the state believes any new revenue increase should be for voters to decide. By population and percentage of personal income, this state already has the nation’s 10th highest tax burden. And the leader of the California Senate, Pro Tem Toni Atkins, has pointedly cautioned against any more levies that […]

Lamentations from an “Almost” Delegate | This State Party is Circling the Political Drain

Lamentations from an “Almost” Delegate | This State Party is Circling the Political Drain

    By Debra Tash This weekend the California GOP will elect a new chair. If the 900 or so delegates pass over Stephen Frank and elect either Travis Allen or Jessica Patterson, the Party will no longer be circling the drain, it will be sucked down the pipe and flushed into the sea, new […]

California State Senate Committee Bans the Use of ‘He’ and ‘She’ During Hearings, Then Breaks Its Own Rule

California State Senate Committee Bans the Use of ‘He’ and ‘She’ During Hearings, Then Breaks Its Own Rule

Nick Givas | Media And Politics Reporter Spiked Online editor Brendan O’Neill reacted to a California state Senate committee banning the words “he” and “she” during hearings and said it’s an example of political correctness run amok. “It’s crazy. It really shows how far the politically correct lobby are willing to go in terms of […]

Facts from Sac: Governor Newsom Doesn’t Have to Look To D.C. To Find Incompetence

Facts from Sac: Governor Newsom Doesn’t Have to Look To D.C. To Find Incompetence

Assembly Republican Caucus, Governor Gavin Newsom railed against incompetence in Washington during his inaugural address, but he doesn’t have to look all the way across the country to find failure in government. Just recently, the State Auditor reported that California’s new accounting system is so unreliable that large state agencies flat-out refuse to use it, increasing the […]

A Common Sense Public Safety Blueprint for Gov. Gavin Newsom

A Common Sense Public Safety Blueprint for Gov. Gavin Newsom

. . .. By Michele Hanisee . Governor Gavin Newsom enters office with a liberal resume and promises to fulfill a progressive agenda. But this doesn’t condemn the Governor to stumbling down the dangerous path that his predecessor carved out. This path is littered with a series of public safety experiments that former Gov. Jerry […]