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An All-Call Alert To California Citizens To Protect Vote Integrity

An All-Call Alert To California Citizens To Protect Vote Integrity

A Democrat-controlled Sacramento Legislature has scheduled a hearing on four bills of great concern to EIPCa, Election Integrity Project California, a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. If passed three of the bills would amend California’s constitution.  The Assembly Committee on Elections and Redistricting will hear the bills on Wednesday morning, June 19. The time to act […]

Assembly panel unanimously passes bill to limit effect of federal tax overhaul

Assembly panel unanimously passes bill to limit effect of federal tax overhaul

by Chris Reed Despite a fresh warning from the Internal Revenue Service, a key committee in the California Legislature on Friday unanimously advanced legislation designed to shield wealthy residents from the effects of the federal tax overhaul enacted by Congress in December. The tax overhaul ended the previously unlimited itemized deduction for all local and state […]

Sacramento – State Senate Sends RU 486 to the Assembly

Sacramento – State Senate Sends RU 486 to the Assembly

By a party-line vote of 23-13 the Democrat-controlled State Senate passed SB 320 which mandates the distribution of the powerful abortifacient drug RU 486 to State College and University young women. This is a VERY powerful and dangerous artificial-steroid that attacks the mother’s body first, to prevent the child from getting nutrition. Mom eventually miscarries […]

Assembly approves bill establishing state-run retirement accounts for all

Assembly approves bill establishing state-run retirement accounts for all

A savings-for-all plan passed the Assembly on Thursday that, if signed into law, will automatically enroll many employees into a state-run individual retirement system. Secure Choice, if implemented, would require employers of five or more people to automatically enroll employees into portable retirement accounts, with an opt-out clause for the individual. Proponents of the measure […]

Four things to watch for in the Legislature in August

Four things to watch for in the Legislature in August

Dems dominate Ventura County election races

Dems dominate Ventura County election races

By George Miller Ventura County is a “blue” county now, in more ways than one, per an anonymous local Republican pundit who expressed unhappiness with the results. Yesterday’s primary election results show that is correct. Official results: http://vote.sos.ca.gov/  Ventura County votes HERE Keep in mind that absentee and provisional ballots will change these numbers. Voter […]

Primary season is ON! List of candidates on VC ballot here

Primary season is ON! List of candidates on VC ballot here

By George Miller,  originally published April, 2016 “You may ignore politics, but politics won’t ignore you.” 2016 is a Presidential election year. Although California has one of the last primaries, it may be decisive in helping to determine which candidates are on the November ballot. In addition, many down-ticket positions are up for election this […]

Special report on CA Fish & Game-related legislation- 2016 update

Special report on CA Fish & Game-related legislation- 2016 update

By Gaines and Associates Includes CA gun legislation status. . Editor’s Note: Gaines and Associates advocates on hunting and gun rights issues. GAINES & ASSOCIATES SPECIAL REPORT CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE 2016 SESSION UPDATE MAY 20, 2016 In the wake of the San Bernardino shooting in early December, the 2016 Session of the California State Legislature […]

Lawmaker accused of domestic violence to stay in Assembly leadership

Lawmaker accused of domestic violence to stay in Assembly leadership

Assemblyman Roger Hernández, who last week was placed under a temporary restraining order from his wife, will not be stripped of his committee chairmanship, Speaker Anthony Rendon said on Friday, despite pressure from the influential leaders of the women’s caucus. In a statement to CalWatchdog, Rendon, a Paramount Democrat, condemned domestic violence, but said he will not seek action at this […]

Bill raising sales tax cap passes CA Assembly

Bill raising sales tax cap passes CA Assembly

. Although Californians already pay some of the highest sales taxes in the nation, a bill that recently passed the Assembly paves the way for the sales tax to go even higher. Assembly Bill 464 increases to 3 percent (from the current 2 percent cap) the maximum sales tax rate that can be levied by […]

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