Category Archives: Recall

Sen. Newman is holding a community coffee tomorrow

Our District 29 State Senator Josh Newman will be hosting a community coffee tomorrow afternoon from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Cypress Senior Center, 9031 Grindlay Street (click here for map). To reserve, click here. Or, just drop in.

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Mayor Bruce Whitaker announces he will enter the race to replace Sen. Josh Newman

Fullerton Mayor Bruce Whitaker has officially announced that he will be a candidate in the election to recall and replace state Senator Josh Newman. The announcement appeared this morning in a story on the popular FlashReport website which covers politics … Continue reading

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Josh Newman votes for another tax

According to an Associated Press report this morning: The California state Senate approved a new fee Thursday on some real estate transaction documents to generate hundreds of millions of dollars for affordable housing. The legislation would impose a $75 fee … Continue reading

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The state shouldn’t meddle in the West Coyote Hills project

By Steven Greenhut | California’s latest budget has been the source of outrage for a lot of big reasons. The $125 billion general fund busts spending records. It’s built upon the backs of taxpayers, who will pay higher gas taxes … Continue reading

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KFI interviews Carl DeMaio on the submission of 85,000 recall signatures

On the John and Ken Show this afternoon: Listen to “(6/27) Carl DeMaio reports – 85,000 Signatures Submitted in Gas and Car Tax Recall” on Spreaker. Includes a discussion of the next steps such as the statewide initiative to repeal … Continue reading

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85,000 signatures submitted to recall Sen. Josh Newman

According to a story this afternoon in the Sacramento Bee: The California Republican Party announced Tuesday that it submitted nearly 85,000 voter signatures on a petition to recall Sen. Josh Newman, D-Fullerton. The campaign needed to come up with 63,593 … Continue reading

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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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One more reason to pursue the Newman recall

The state legislature was set to vote today on a bill that would redefine the term ‘sewer’ to include storm drains — a move designed to avoid a public vote on millions of dollars in new spending for rain water … 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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