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Democrats like Jerry Brown’s budget but want to spend more

January 24, 2014 J

It didn’t take long. Moments after Gov. Jerry Brown presented his $107 billion spending plan Thursday and urged the Legislature to help him hold the line on spending, Democratic lawmakers called for new spending on social programs. “There is room in this kind of economy and this kind of budget to invest and reinvest in California’s economy and its [...]

No Empty Promises

December 10, 2013

The new budget agreement in Congress is another trillion-dollar backdoor deal that will increase government spending. If passed, this new increase will break Congress’ prior promise to cap spending at $967 billion, which was in the bipartisan supported Budget Control Act, or BCA. Government spending is out of control. The risky fiscal policies of our [...]

Outrageous: Kid Cages at School Bus Stops

October 11, 2013 J

October 11, 2013 Outrageous: Kid Cages at School Bus Stops California – Americans for Prosperity calls for reform of the Endangered Species Act. The Endangered Species Act has been transformed from a balanced conservation policy to an instrument used to pursue radical environmental agendas. Abuses of the Act have led to thousands of job losses, [...]

Jerry Brown says he will sign bills extending vehicle fees

September 30, 2013 J

Gov. Jerry Brown said Monday that he will sign legislation extending a fee on vehicle registrations and tire sales in California to pay for programs designed to reduce emissions and promote alternative fuels. Assembly Bill 8, by Assemblyman Henry Perea, D-Fresno, will extend until 2024 a $3 increase in vehicle registration fees scheduled to expire in 2016. [...]

Obama’s New “Green” Tax

September 26, 2013 J

President Obama wants to levy a new tax on Americans. What’s a carbon tax? A carbon tax is basically, if you don’t conform to his way of thinking “green”, you will be punished and charged for it. This will not only lead to skyrocketing energy prices, but it also will force energy companies to consider [...]

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