Category Archives: Taxes

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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SB 231 now scheduled for a vote in the Assembly on Monday

This is an update on yesterday’s post on Senate Bill 231 which would circumvent Prop 218 protections and make it easier to raise your property taxes to pay for storm water runoff. It has now been scheduled for a vote … Continue reading

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The relentless battle for legislative transparency

By Jon Coupal | For decades, it has been nearly impossible for ordinary citizens to pierce the veil of legislative secrecy in our state capital. Of course, California is not unique — legislative bodies have sought to conceal their activity … 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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UPDATE on Newman Recall: Signature gatherers being harassed

Yesterday on KFI Radio, talk show hosts John and Ken got an update on the progress of the recall campaign from Carl DeMaio — the talk show host on KOGO Radio who is spearheading the effort. It’s about 10 minutes: … Continue reading

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Watch the single-payer healthcare bill being debated on the senate floor now

To watch the Senate vote on SB 562 live on the California Channel, click here. Read these critical comments on the bill by Democrat David Crane: The Real Reason Behind The California Single Payer Proposal Hint: It’s not about health Unhealthy Legislation … 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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Attention-grabbing headline about Prop 13 does not reflect reality

By Joel Fox | “Voters May Reconsider Prop 13,” reads part of the headline on the press release about the new Hoover Institution Golden State Poll. However, read the poll and you’ll see we are nowhere near a Proposition 13 revolution. … 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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