Category Archives: Josh Newman

Government-run single-payer health care wins vote in California Senate

SB 562 was approved on a 23-14 vote and now moves to the Assembly. To see how all Senators voted, click here. The Sacramento Bee has a good summary of the day’s events. Fullerton’s State Senator Josh Newman voted in … Continue reading

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Single-payer healthcare bill set for vote on Senate floor as early as tomorrow

By Jack Dean | It looks like the Democrats in Sacramento are moving quickly to use their two-thirds super-majority to push through as much legislation as possible, as soon as possible, in case the signature drive now under way to … Continue reading

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Legislature is already planning to divert increased gas tax revenue

By Jon Coupal and Vince Fong | Before the ink on the governor’s signature has dried on the largest gas tax increase in California history, Sacramento Democrats are fully intending to break their promise to dedicate the new revenue to … Continue reading

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Update on the Newman recall; John and Ken will broadcast live again locally on June 13

Yesterday on their talk show on KFI radio, John and Ken got an update from KOGO radio talk host Carl DeMaio on the status of the signature drive to recall State Senator Josh Newman: John and Ken will be in … Continue reading

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The story behind the passage of the gas tax increase

A closer look at the wheeling and dealing behind the passage of SB 1 — the gas tax increase — courtesy of Capitol Television News Service:

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The latest on the Josh Newman recall effort from John and Ken

An excerpt from John and Ken’s talk show yesterday on KFI Radio:

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Measuring the backlash against the gas tax increase

By Joel Fox | How hot is the anger over the gas tax increase? It may be a bit early to measure in full the backlash on the gas tax increase since the tax won’t be collected until November. Even … Continue reading

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An update on signature gathering to recall Sen. Josh Newman

From KUSI-TV‘s “Good Morning San Diego” show:  

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Revolt of the California ‘freeloaders’

Jerry Brown’s insult energizes recall of tax-hiking Democratic senator Josh Newman. By Steven Greenhut | When normal people talk about “freeloaders,” they usually are referring to the assorted welfare dependents, scammers and, yes, public employees who game the system to … Continue reading

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Why the Newman recall is justified

By Jon Coupal | State Sen. Josh Newman, who has been in office less than six months, is the target of a credible and well organized recall election. The recall effort was instigated by reform and taxpayer interests over the … Continue reading

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