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Josh Newman recall update

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Recall of Josh Newman still on track after too few voters request to remove their names from petitions

By Patrick McGreavey | Of the more than 70,600 voters who signed petitions to hold a recall vote on state Sen. Josh Newman of Fullerton, only 849 asked that their signatures be withdrawn by the deadline, clearing a major hurdle … Continue reading

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Judge smacks down Attorney General for ‘misleading’ language on gas tax repeal ballot initiative

By Katy Grimes | In a stunning court rebuke of the state Attorney General’s Office, a Sacramento Superior Court Judge announced Friday that Xavier Becerra’s title and summary for the Repeal of the Gas Tax initiative is “misleading and is … Continue reading

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Today’s update on the Newman recall and the initiative to repeal the gas tax

Carl DeMaio was again a guest on the John and Ken Show on KFI Radio for a brief segment:

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Last week Josh Newman cast key votes for billions in new taxes and debt

Yesterday the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association sent the following email message to subscribers: It’s always bad when politicians hit us with new taxes and add to our ballooning debt with new spending we can’t afford. But it adds insult to … Continue reading

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California legislative session ends with higher taxes

By Steven Greenhut | California’s legislative session, which completed its work in the wee hours Saturday morning, was one of the more controversial ones in years, given the degree to which the Democratic majority was able to secure various tax … Continue reading

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SB 2 passed by Assembly with a Yes vote by Quirk-Silva

The vote in the Assembly late last night was 54-25. Read the details in this story in the San Jose Mercury News.

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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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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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