Category Archives: Recall

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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Photo highlights from yesterday’s kick-off of the campaign to recall Josh Newman

It was a festive day in Fullerton yesterday as the campaign to recall gas-tax-raising state Senator Josh Newman got underway at the Arco AM/PM on South Harbor Blvd. Talk show hosts from radio stations KFI in Los Angeles and KOGO … Continue reading

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Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association forms committee to back Newman recall campaign

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association has announced that it is backing the effort to recall tax-raising state Senator Josh Newman. “HJTA has several thousand members in the district represented by Newman and they are angry,” said HJTA president Jon Coupal. … Continue reading

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More on the potential recall of state Senator Josh Newman, who voted in favor of tax-raising SB 1

The possibility that a recall of state Senator Josh Newman might be launched was discussed yesterday on the John and Ken Show on KFI Radio:    

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Gas tax vote prompts recall campaign against Fullerton state Senator Josh Newman

By Christopher Cadelago and Jim Miller, The Sacramento Bee | In the first political fallout from last week’s vote to raise the gas tax in California, opponents are trying to recall a rookie lawmaker who voted for it. Carl DeMaio, … Continue reading

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The Fullerton Rag’s take on council candidate Larry Bennett

In a post on the Fullerton Rag blog, Matt Leslie provides an excellent analysis of the candidacy of Larry Bennett titled: “Larry Bennett: Revenge of Fullerton’s Recalled.” Here’s an excerpt: “If you liked the Fullerton City Council before the Great … Continue reading

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Fullerton’s ‘$100,000 Pension Club’ continues to grow

A searchable database recently posted by the Orange County Register on its website reveals that the number of retired Fullerton public employees collecting pensions of $100,000 per year or more has continued to grow. The latest total is 62 — … Continue reading

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New Fullerton council members to take oath Monday

By Lou Ponsi | Orange County Register — Three incoming councilmen who won their seats in a recall election fueled by the death of Kelly Thomas will be sworn in on Monday, the City Manager said Thursday. Travis Kiger, Doug … Continue reading

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KNBC: Recall of three Fullerton council members moves forward

A recall campaign aimed at three city council members is making progress. It now appears that backers of the campaign have collected enough signatures for a recall election. Tony Guinyard reports: .

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