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Politicians Look to Grab More Money – While Passing on the Costs to You

Politicians Look to Grab More Money – While Passing on the Costs to You

    By Ventura County Taxpayers Association (VCTA) Another day, another scramble for more tax revenue in California.   Although state budget reserves have grown to a record high of more than $15 billion, according to Ventura County Taxpayers Association (VCTA), new tax proposals keep popping up in Sacramento. Two proposals to raise existing taxes and expand […]

Santa Paula’s new City Council gets to work

Santa Paula’s new City Council gets to work

By Sheryl Hamlin On Monday, December 1, 2014, the outgoing members of the Santa Paula City council (Cook, Gonzales and Fernandez) turned over their responsibilities to three newly elected council members: John Procter, Ginger Gherardi and Ginny Crosswhite. Reverend Michael Fincher of St. Paul’s Episcopal & Emmanuel Lutheran Church delivered the invocation which stressed continuity, […]

There Is No California Comeback—Income Tax Revenues DOWN 6% for First Six Months

There Is No California Comeback—Income Tax Revenues DOWN 6% for First Six Months

A few months ago I had the opportunity of meeting Stephen Moore at a Franklin Center bloggers conference in Virginia. He is as entertaining and direct in person as he is on TV or in this article. Importantly, he is willing to state facts that are too confusing for our Governor to understand. Remember, a […]