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State Revenues In Trump Economy So Strong They’re Giving Money Back To Taxpayers

State Revenues In Trump Economy So Strong They’re Giving Money Back To Taxpayers

Grace Carr | Reporter   Several states are considering cutting taxes and putting money aside to protect themselves during future recessions as state economies continue to boom since President Donald Trump took office. Many U.S. states are experiencing thriving economies; more than 40 will meet or exceed revenue expectations, according to a survey from The […]

‘Diabolical’: Gov Cuomo Blames Trump As Citizens Flee New York For Low Tax Red States

‘Diabolical’: Gov Cuomo Blames Trump As Citizens Flee New York For Low Tax Red States

 By CHRIS WHITE, Energy Reporter New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other public officials from blue states are blaming President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul for people moving to Texas and Florida where the tax burden is less burdensome. The Democratic governor said Monday that changes to the federal tax law resulted in his state losing […]

Ventura | Harbor Church Costs $1,643,000

Ventura | Harbor Church Costs $1,643,000

“You’ll Never Reach Your Destination If You Stop And Throw Stones At Every Dog That Barks. ” —Winston Churchill When it comes to real estate, Ventura’s City Council is, at best, inconsistent. At worst, they are reckless with our money. Their latest decision costs taxpayers over $1,000,000. On June 16th, the Council accepted the city staff’s […]

Getting Repeal of 12 Cent Gas Tax and Added Fees on Ballot Just Start of Fight

Getting Repeal of 12 Cent Gas Tax and Added Fees on Ballot Just Start of Fight

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views The attempt to repeal the 12 cent gas tax that started on November 1, 2017 and the associated vehicle fee increases appears to be on track to make the ballot.  Sadly the 72 cent gas tax, promoted, supported and passed due to the support of Chad […]

NFL banks billions of dollars on the backs of taxpayers and small businesses

NFL banks billions of dollars on the backs of taxpayers and small businesses

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Thanks to Federal tax credits and the vanity of local governments, the NFL—No Fun League—is making its billionaire owners even wealthier.  Why pay or stadiums when the hicks in Kansas City will pay for it.  Need a new mansion—get the Feds to give tax credits on […]

Feds Spend $30,982 Studying Parents Who Let Their Teenagers Drink Soda

Feds Spend $30,982 Studying Parents Who Let Their Teenagers Drink Soda

  . By Stephen Frank, Exclusive to the California Political News and Views Washington knows how to waste money.  Some previous “studies” using your money have been looking at the sex lives of panda’s in China, why fat girls can’t get dates and my favorite, why San Fran prostitutes use drugs!  Add to this a study […]

Eliminating welfare abuse can save U.S. taxpayers billions annually

Eliminating welfare abuse can save U.S. taxpayers billions annually

WASHINGTON, August 12, 2017 – To control the annual federal government budget deficit, government spending must be reduced. This appears to be very difficult. About half of government spending today goes toward income maintenance and welfare-type programs. Cutting those programs will be very difficult, especially at a time when Trump wants to rebuild the military. […]

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Assoc. signed by Governor – Expands Taxpayer Protections

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Assoc. signed by Governor – Expands Taxpayer Protections

Gov. Brown has signed Assembly Bill 195 (Obernolte), an HJTA sponsored bill that strengthens requirements that the cost of tax measures be clearly stated on the ballot.   AB 195 mandates that the ballot label for all local tax measures include the rate and duration of a tax increase as well as an estimate of the […]

Ventura County Taxpayers Association Joins Lawsuit to Reform California Pension Rule

Ventura County Taxpayers Association  Joins Lawsuit to Reform California Pension Rule

Case Headed for California Supreme Court California’s major public pension systems are in deep trouble. They have been racking up hundreds of billions of dollars in pension debt and California cities are helpless to do anything about it. Many have just called for increased taxes to fund needed services like police and fire and improved […]

Lawsuit demands California High-Speed Rail comply with voter intentions

Lawsuit demands California High-Speed Rail comply with voter intentions

By Kevin Dayton Young people calling San Francisco “home” in the fall of 2008 tried to leave an enduring legacy for future generations. Enough of them signed a petition to qualify a November 2008 ballot measure that would have snidely named a new city sewage treatment plant after President George W. Bush. (The measure failed.) […]

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