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California Sheriffs Call on Congress to Stop Their ‘Sanctuary’ State

California Sheriffs Call on Congress to Stop Their ‘Sanctuary’ State

By Susan Crabtree | October 9, 2017 5:00 am | Republished with permission from The Washington Free Beacon California’s sheriffs are calling on the GOP-controlled Congress to intervene and pass a federal law to change the state’s sanctuary state status, warning the law that ties their hands too tightly will only increase the chances of another […]

Water war’s new front: Where to add major storage projects

Water war’s new front: Where to add major storage projects

by Chris Reed After a 35-year stalemate stalled new California water storage projects, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders agreed in 2014 to include $2.7 billion for such needs as part of Proposition 1, a $7.5 billion water bond approved in a landslide by voters later that year. The then-raging drought persuaded Democrats to go along with […]

California governor heads to Washington as Trump, GOP offer plans with big consequences for state

California governor heads to Washington as Trump, GOP offer plans with big consequences for state

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—California Gov. Jerry Brown is headed to Washington next week amid increasing discussion of how proposals offered by President Donald Trump and congressional leaders will affect the state. The governor’s four-day trip, which begins Monday, will be his first in-person effort to get a closer look at a variety of efforts by GOP leaders […]

‘California Will Launch Its Own Damn Satellite,’ Says Governor

‘California Will Launch Its Own Damn Satellite,’ Says Governor

California Gov. Jerry Brown isn’t taking President-elect Donald Trump’s ambivalence toward climate change and the outright hostility of some of his cabinet picks to the concept in stride, there vowing the state will “launch its own damn satellite” if the incoming administration turns back efforts to contain warming temperatures. Trump lost California by more than […]

Farmers Blast Gov. Jerry Brown’s Dairy Farm Killing Legislation

Farmers Blast Gov. Jerry Brown’s Dairy Farm Killing Legislation

California farmers claimed Tuesday that a law regulating cow flatulence passed by the state’s Democratic governor could decimate the state’s agricultural industry. The law, which was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, was passed to help the state fight so-called man-made global warming, but the agricultural industry has come out swinging, arguing it will almost certainly […]

California Now Allows HIV-Positive Organ Donation And Transplantation

California Now Allows HIV-Positive Organ Donation And Transplantation

Organ donation and transplantation between HIV-positive people is now legal in the state of California. On May 27, viagra Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 1408, try a new piece of legislation that protects surgeons who transplant organs from HIV-positive donors into HIV-positive patients from being penalized by the state’s medical board. President Barack Obama’s […]

CA does full-court press on “Gun Control”

CA does full-court press on “Gun Control”

By George Miller The California Senate pushed through 10 “gun control” bills yesterday and sent them to the Assembly for further action. A summary of the bills: AB 156: Bans common ammunition purchases, creates a DOJ database of ammunition owners. AB 857: Requires serialization of ALL unserialized firearms, both retroactively and moving forward. AB 1135: […]

California Raises Smoking Age To 21

California Raises Smoking Age To 21

California teens will be losing their legal access to cigarettes next month. Gov. Jerry Brown signed five bills into law Wednesday that restrict the use of tobacco and e-cigarette products, symptoms with one of them raising the legal smoking age to 21 from 18. The state Senate bill bars people under 21 from using “any […]

Brown debuts 2016-17 budget

Brown debuts 2016-17 budget

By James Poulos More permanent state spending would be devastating to California, Gov. Jerry Brown announced — at least in the midst of another recession. Unveiling his budget for the new fiscal year, Brown flourished a chart bearing that warning, although the proposal racks up the largest outlays of his tenure in office. “The general fund amount […]

CA set for nation’s highest minimum wage

CA set for nation’s highest minimum wage
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