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Reminder: Mayor’s open house tomorrow at City Hall

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The latest on the Josh Newman recall

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HJTA files lawsuit over Legislature’s unconstitutional attempt to shield Sen. Josh Newman from recall

Today the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association filed a lawsuit to stop the Legislature’s unconstitutional efforts to undermine the voter-led recall of state Senator Josh Newman. “The Legislature has pulled out all the stops to silence the voice of taxpayers and … Continue reading

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Mayor to host open house and recycling day at City Hall this Saturday

Fullerton Mayor Bruce Whitaker will be hosting an open house at Fullerton City Hall this Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Members of the public are invited to tour the Council Chambers and the Mayor’s Office to gain a … Continue reading

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A discussion of the repercussions of cap and trade on taxpayers

KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken talked yesterday with guests Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, and Jon Fleischman, publisher of the political daily news blog FlashReport. They discussed the Legislature’s passage Monday of the … Continue reading

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Watch last night’s city council meeting

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HJTA releases statement on the passage of cap and trade (AB 398)

The following statement was issued today by Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association: On behalf of working Californians and our citizen taxpayer members, HJTA is profoundly disappointed in the political “deal” which was struck yesterday to extend … Continue reading

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GOP legislators unlikely to pay price for cap-and-trade vote

EDITOR’S NOTE: AB 398 passed yesterday in both the Senate and the Assembly. Fullerton’s Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva voted NO, but our Senator Josh Newman voted YES — once again voting for more taxes. By Steven Greenhut | As the … Continue reading

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Your immediate help is required on the cap and trade extension bill AB 398

EDITOR’S NOTE: This urgent message was just received from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association: Even though they just approved $5 billion a year in new gas taxes, Sacramento is now preparing to rubber stamp an even bigger gas tax increase … Continue reading

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Gutting of oversight bill puts kibosh on needed police reform

By Steven Greenhut | There are two rules of thumb to keep in mind when following the California Legislature. First, lawmakers love to prattle about pie-in-the-sky issues, such as halting global warming, but steadfastly avoid tackling nuts-and-bolts issues (pension liabilities, … Continue reading

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