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Since 2014, there have been several attempts to repeal a cap that prohibits school districts from saving for a rainy day. Senate Bill 590, introduced by Senator Moorlach and co-authored by Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) aimed once again to repeal the burdensome cap. Sacramento Democrats killed SB 590 in the Senate Education Committee last week.
For years, Democratic leaders have taken California in a perilous direction. Our state has some of the highest taxes and is frequently ranked the worst place to do business by CEOs from around the nation. Democrats promote big government policies ranking the state above citizens. Tax dollars are...
Sacramento Democrats complain about a lack of money, so they pushed on us a $5.2 billion gas tax hike that will increase over time with no sunset date. Their transportation priority focuses on transit, not on easing congestion.
Today, Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement in response to the Senate Democrats introduction of Senate Bill 100. SB 100 would mandate that 100 percent of California’s electricity be generated from renewable sources by 2045.
California is known for many extraordinary landmarks and qualities, like the Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood, and our beautiful weather. You can unfortunately add another item to that list, which was spotlighted by Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters:
Senator Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County) issued the following statement today after Governor Jerry Brown signed SB-1, the largest gas tax increase in state history:
Senator Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Vice Chair of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement after the Governor imposed a $52 billion tax increase on the people of California:
In recent days, Orange County drivers have heard from some people about how everyone will benefit greatly from the transportation finance bill (Senate Bill 1) that the California Legislature approved this month. More money for road repairs and a constitutional “guarantee” to protect new...
Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement on the signing of Senate Bill 1 which is a $5.2 billion annual tax increase that will grow over time and has no sunset date.
Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) today issued the following statement in reaction to the signing of Senate Bill 1, the gas tax hike, by Governor Brown: