Category Archives: Josh Newman

Signatures for recall of Sen. Newman certified, election expected in June

By Martin Wisckol | Signatures calling for the Republican-backed recall election of state Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton, were certified on Friday by Secretary of State Alex Padilla, making it official that the effort has qualified for the ballot. The date … Continue reading

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Will change in recall rules protect predaceous politicians?

By Jon Coupal | Compared to citizens of other states, Californians are pretty laid back. But while Californians may have a reputation for being “chill,” in the political realm, they can act with surprising intensity and speed. Compared to citizens … Continue reading

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Will Jerry Brown move the Senate recall election to June?

By Taryn Luna | With their Democratic supermajority potentially in peril, California state legislators passed a law earlier this year that lengthened the timeline for the state to officially certify a recall election. Now their efforts may give Sen. Josh … Continue reading

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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 Josh Newman of Fullerton, only 849 asked that their signatures be withdrawn by the deadline, clearing a major hurdle … Continue reading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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