Category Archives: Josh Newman

Newman recall update

Yesterday afternoon, KFI talk show hosts John and Ken provided what has become a traditional weekly Friday update on the status of the signature-gathering effort to recall state Senator Josh Newman. They interviewed San Diego talk show host Carl DeMaio, … Continue reading

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Democrats’ hypocritical misuse of the state budget process

Excerpted from an editorial published today in the East Bay Times: Process matters. That’s why state legislators’ devious use of the budget process to slip through major policy changes is so despicable. Last week, they rewrote laws pertaining to the … Continue reading

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Newman recall effort stymied by the Legislature

By Jon Coupal | Members of the California Legislature apparently believe they have the power to change outcomes they don’t like. This is like awarding the NBA Championship to Cleveland by retroactively mandating that all of Golden State’s three point … Continue reading

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The latest on the Newman recall signature campaign

Yesterday afternoon, KFI Radio talk show hosts John and Ken provided an update on the signature-gathering effort to recall state Senator Josh Newman. KGO Radio’ talk show host Carl DeMaio, the recall’s primary organizer, was their on-air guest:  

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Unable to fend off Newman recall, Democrats embrace banana republic tactics

By Steven Greenhut| California’s Democrats control just about everything in the state. They own every statewide constitutional office and have supermajorities in both houses of the Legislature. Heck, a news report this week revealed that Republicans have a majority of … Continue reading

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If you need a petition for the Newman recall

There has been a number of requests for recall petitions, so it seemed like a good idea to post information on how to get them. The easiest and fastest way is to go to the website FireJoshNewman.com. You can download … Continue reading

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Poll on gas tax sends a tremor through the political landscape

By Joel Fox | A tremor ran through the 2018 California elections with the release of the UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll that shows widespread disdain for the recently passed gas tax and vehicle fees–even before collection of the … Continue reading

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Democrats push new election rules to help protect Josh Newman

Just when you think you’ve seen everything in California politics, along comes something new and astounding. According to a news story by reporter Jim Miller in the Sacramento Bee posted this afternoon: Democrats are pushing a late-blooming bill to significantly … Continue reading

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New website launched to help recall Sen. Josh Newman

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association has launched a new website — FireJoshNewman.com — dedicated to recalling tax-raising state Senator Josh Newman, who voted for new gas and car taxes on California motorists that will amount to $5.2 billion annually. The … Continue reading

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The Newman Recall has collected more than half the signatures needed

An email update just arrived from Carl DeMaio: Despite the terrible bullying and harassment our campaign workers have been subjected to by Gov. Jerry Brown’s team, I’m thrilled to report that after only three weeks we have collected more than … Continue reading

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