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Not the time to gut Proposition 13 and raise taxes

Not the time to gut Proposition 13 and raise taxes Under California law, proposed initiatives must be presented to the California Legislature in an “informational hearing” open to the public. Legislators do not vote on the proposals because these are initiatives that have already qualified for the ballot. The hearings are mostly for the benefit […]

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When raise property taxes when revenues are way up?

When raise property taxes when revenues are way up? During this past summer there were dozens of media stories about big increases in property tax revenues. Orange County was typical. The taxable value of real estate went up $ 33 billion to over $ 600 billion. Assessments increased in all of Orange County’s 34 cities. […]

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Air board’s plan to raise fees threatens our economy and climate goals

Air board’s plan to raise fees threatens our economy and climate goals California produces just 1 percent of atmospheric carbon emissions, yet global leaders and activists care about California regulations. Why is this? It’s the same reason that California politicos insist on our unique climate regulations. Governors and legislators–here and globally–count on California’s leadership to […]

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Top House Democrats raise prospect of impeachment, jail for President Trump

Top House Democrats raise prospect of impeachment, jail for President Trump WASHINGTON — Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it’s proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and […]

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Hey, Moms! These Are Some of the Best Places to Raise Kids

Hey, Moms! These Are Some of the Best Places to Raise Kids [WizardRSS: unable to retrieve full-text content] Where do children have the greatest chance to succeed? We look at four states with the most moms to find the best counties for raising kids. The post Hey, Moms! These Are Some of the Best Places […]

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