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Vidak: Gas tax hike is a scam
The California State Senate tonight approved a massive gas tax hike and vehicle fee increase measure on a 27 - 11 vote.
Senator Wilk’s remarks against the gas tax hike 4.6.17
Video of Senator Wilk’s remarks against the gas tax hike 4.6.17
Wilk says NO to $52 billion tax hike
After casting a ‘No” vote on Senate Bill 1 (SB1), Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, released the following excerpts from his floor statement. SB 1 is a $52 billion transportation tax increase which includes a hike in the gas tax and vehicle registration fees.
Tax hike would mean a harder road for California's working poor
With the exception of just two years in the State Assembly, Democrats have held legislative majorities in California for nearly half a century. What does our state have to show for this?
Sen. Patricia Bates Responds to Senate's Approval of "Sanctuary State" Bill
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement today after the California State Senate approved Senate Bill 54 (de León). SB 54 would restrict local law enforcement’s ability to interact with federal authorities responsible for immigration enforcement.
Senators Patricia Bates and Jim Nielsen Question $52 Billion of Proposed New Taxes
Following the Governor’s defense of the state’s largest-ever transportation tax proposal - $52 billion – before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senators Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) issued the following statement:
Senate Passes Senate Bill 54
Senate Bill 54 passed the Senate floor today by a 27-12 vote this afternoon. Anderson, who has been called a “leading anti-sanctuary voice,” released the following statement:
Sacramento Democrats Doing Too Much to Protect Felons; Not Enough for Working Californians 4.3.17
Video of Sacramento Democrats Doing Too Much to Protect Felons; Not Enough for Working Californians 4.3.17
Sacramento Democrats Doing Too Much to Protect Felons; Not Enough for Working Californians
Sacramento Democrats passed two legislative proposals (Senate Bill 6 (Hueso) and Senate Bill 54 (de León) that would make California a sanctuary state for convicted felons who are in the country illegally and provide free legal service for them.
Senate Republican Leader Fuller Issues Statement on Democrats' Transportation Plan
Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) issued a statement following the release of a $5.2 billion dollar a year transportation plan pushed through by Governor Brown and Capitol Democrats. The transportation proposal would be the largest gas tax increase in state history and includes a...
Budget Subcommittee Spotlight: March 30, 2017
Below is a summary of budget subcommittee activities from the past week:
Senator Gaines Reacts To Tax-Spiking Transportation Proposal
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today reacted to Governor Brown and Legislative Democrats’ announcement of a $5.2 billion road-funding package that imposes permanent new gas taxes and user fees on motorists:
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