Category Archives: 29th State Senate District

Call Assembly Member Sharon Quirk-Silva and urge her to vote No on SB 2

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association has sent out a call-to-action email alert regarding Senate Bill 2 (SB 2) by State Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego). SB 2 would add a new tax on every real estate instrument, paper, or notice … Continue reading

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Initiative titles and summaries must be fair and objective

By Jon Coupal and Kevin Kiley | The attorney general of California has the responsibility of preparing the “title and summary” for ballot measures to be submitted to the voters. Pursuant to that authority, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued … Continue reading

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Another update on the Newman recall and the initiative to repeal the gas tax

Carl DeMaio from radio station KOGO in San Diego joined KFI’s talk show hosts John and Ken this afternoon for their weekly updates on the Josh Newman recall, and on the effort to repeal the $5.2 billion annual gas and … Continue reading

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Another twist in the legal battle over the Newman recall

Last Friday the Court of Appeal issued another writ — this time directed at SB 117. There has been nothing in the news about it, but once again KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken invited Jon Coupal of … Continue reading

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John and Ken provide another update on the Newman recall

Yesterday afternoon, KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken provided another update on the effort to recall state Senator Josh Newman of Fullerton. Carl DeMaio, host of a talk show on San Diego’s KGO Radio and the recall’s initiator, … Continue reading

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The latest on the Supreme Court’s ruling on taxes and the Legislature’s shenanigans to protect Josh Newman

Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, was back on KFI Radio on the John and Ken Show this afternoon to provide updates on two items — the California Supreme Court’s ruling yesterday regarding taxes, and the Legislature’s … Continue reading

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It’s back to court in the Josh Newman recall fight

As a story in the Sacramento Bee reports today, … last week’s Senate Bill 117 won’t be the last word in the increasingly bitter recall fight. Republicans accuse Capitol Democrats of a political power play to deny Newman’s constituents their … Continue reading

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Budget trailer bill mischief

By Joel Fox | The California state budget was passed and signed two months ago but the legislature is still passing trailer bills attached to the budget with small money tweaks and major policy changes. It’s doubtful when voters passed … Continue reading

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The John and Ken Show provides another update on the Newman recall

Jon Coupal of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association was on the John and Ken Show again this afternoon to provide another update on the Legislature’s latest attempt to block the recall of Sen. Josh Newman with the passage yesterday of … Continue reading

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Governor signs bill fast-tracked to help Josh Newman

Yesterday afternoon Governor Brown signed SB 117 — special legislation fast-tracked to help Democratic state Senator Josh Newman of Fullerton survive a recall election attempt. He signed the bill just hours after the Assembly and Senate approved it.

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