Keeping Up With California

July 3, 2019
The Department of Transportation has accused California officials of mismanagement – calling into question their ability to properly use the $929 Million allocated to the state. Despite the move by the Federal government to suspend funding, Governor Newsom is still planning to continue a 171 mile segment from Bakersfield to Merced at a cost of $120 million per mile.
June 21, 2019
In this week's episode of Keeping Up with California, gas taxes continue to burden hard working Californians. Beginning July 1, we can expect to see an additional increase of 5.6 cents per gallon. These taxes make it even harder for every Californian to live day to day. California deserves better.
June 10, 2019
In this week's episode of Keeping Up with California, Californian's love the outdoors and conservation, but at what cost? After more than a billion dollar effort to restore salmon habitat in the San Joaquin River, only 5 salmon returned to the area and one died before spawning. Even on the conservative side, those 5 fish cost taxpayers $178 million per fish.
May 29, 2019
In this episode of Keeping up with California, Democrats continue to raise taxes even after you die! In a new bill by a San Francisco State Senator, items that you may want to leave your children, or other loved ones, could be subject to this Democrat Death Tax. The bill’s author estimates grieving family members will pay as much as $1 billion a year. Haven’t these families been through enough?
May 16, 2019
This week on Keeping up with California, we discuss the devious practice know as “passing the trash” and how one state senator is fighting against it; that is, if the bill is even allowed to be heard in committee. Passing the trash continues to protect abusers and leave children vulnerable - so why does the majority party keep letting it happen?
May 10, 2019
In this third episode of Keeping Up With California, we discuss the crime pendulum; has it swung too far in favor of criminals? Democrats continue to reduce penalties for crime -- sometimes eliminating penalties completely -- while refusing to even acknowledge that they have intentionally left some truly heinous and depraved crimes off the list of violent felonies. Raping an unconscious person isn't violent? What do you think?
May 3, 2019
In this second episode of Keeping Up With California, we discuss Governor Newsom's death penalty moratorium. How many murderers end up on death row and who are they?
April 24, 2019
In this premiere episode of Keeping Up with California, the shortcomings of the California DMV are outlined. One solution offered to help the dysfunctional agency is Senate Bill 511 authored by Senator John Moorlach. SB 511 was heard in the Senate Transportation Committee on April 24; it was voted down but has been granted reconsideration.