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A 42-Year High We Could Do Without

A 42-Year High We Could Do Without

SACRAMENTO, Calif., — Release today of the nation’s bellwether measurement of its small-business economy revealed one eye-popping stat from the 10 components the National Federation of Independent (NFIB) uses to produce its monthly Small Business Economic Trends (SBET) report—The net percentage of small-business owners who raised selling prices jumped six points to a net 59%–the highest reading […]

Oxnard Continues Tax Triple Whammy Plan- Tonight: 1 1/2% Sales Tax Gouging Pitch

Oxnard Continues Tax Triple Whammy Plan- Tonight: 1 1/2% Sales Tax Gouging Pitch

By George Miller We warned you about it last year, then subsequently, too, about the $77 million Oxnard “New Tax Triple Whammy”. Now, here is the next expensive installment we repeatedly cautioned you about- a $45 million dollar annual sales tax increase- on top of the $13 million one they previously sold you. Basically, staff […]

POLITICS | Governor’s Promised Pay Cut Won’t Happen, Simply a PR Stunt to Pave Way for Tax Increases

POLITICS | Governor’s Promised Pay Cut Won’t Happen, Simply a PR Stunt to Pave Way for Tax Increases

In response to Governor Gavin Newsom announcing he intends to seek a pay cut for state government employees with his revised budget for the coming fiscal year, Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio offers the following response: “Governor Gavin Newsom’s call for a pay cut is just a PR stunt to convince voters that they should […]