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California: Gun Bills to be Heard in the Appropriations Committee

California: Gun Bills to be Heard in the Appropriations Committee

On Monday, July 2, AB 3, AB 2103 and AB 2888 will be heard in the Senate Appropriations Committee before the Legislature breaks for Summer Recess on July 6.   Assembly Bill 3, sponsored by Assembly Member Rob Bonta (D-18), would raise the age to purchase firearms and ammunition to 21 years old.  Assembly Bill 2103, […]

Government Unions Run Sacramento

Government Unions Run Sacramento

    By Jon Coupal | Originally published in the California Policy Center June 6 marks the 40th anniversary of voters’ overwhelming approval of Proposition 13, which has been protecting all California taxpayers ever since. Some people mistakenly think Prop. 13 protects only homeowners, because it cut the property tax rate statewide to 1 percent and put a stop […]

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 […]

Push underway to increase California school funding by billions

Push underway to increase California school funding by billions

  By John Fensterwald  Republished with permission | EdSource May 21, 2018 By the time he leaves office early next year, Gov. Jerry Brown will have achieved his goal of  “full funding” for his signature school financing law, the 2013 Local Control Funding Formula. But rather than hang a banner and declare victory, legislators and education […]

Tonight, 5-23-18 Sanctuary State is on the Camarillo City Council Agenda | Where do YOU stand?

Tonight, 5-23-18 Sanctuary State is on the Camarillo City Council Agenda | Where do YOU stand?

    By Deborah Baber Savalla SB 54 is not an immigration issue, SB 54 serves only to protect the illegal criminal aliens. It recycles them back into the community.  If, like me, you believe politicians in Sacramento who voted FOR SB-54 essentially voted AGAINST our Constitution, the ultimate law in our land, then join […]

California: Senate Appropriations Scheduled to Hear Firearm-Related Bills on Monday, May 7

California: Senate Appropriations Scheduled to Hear Firearm-Related Bills on Monday, May 7

On Monday, May 7, the Senate Appropriations Committee is scheduled hear SB 1311 and SJR 24 at 10:30 a.m. in the John L. Burton Hearing Room (4203).   Please use our TAKE ACTION button below to contact the members of the Senate Appropriations Committee and urge them to SUPPORT SB 1311 and OPPOSE SJR 24. Senate […]

Anti-homeschooling Bill Defeated in California 

Anti-homeschooling Bill Defeated in California 

Sacramento, CA—They came by the hundreds, perhaps thousands, easily exceeding the capacity of the legislative committee hearing room and making their presence felt throughout the State Capitol.  And at the end of a very long day, homeschooling families scored a major victory—defeat of a bill with serious privacy and safety implications. For more than three […]

A Divisive Housing Bill Is Defeated in Sacramento

A Divisive Housing Bill Is Defeated in Sacramento

By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JENNIFER MEDINA APRIL 18, 2018 A housing proposal that is dividing neighborhoods and political leaders — state legislation that would override local zoning laws to build dense housing projects near transit lines — has become a top issue in the race for governor. The bill, sponsored by Senator Scott Wiener, was defeated Tuesday by […]

Beaumont City Council To Consider Opting-Out of SB54!

Beaumont City Council To Consider Opting-Out of SB54!

Beaumont, CA – The Beaumont City Council is to consider Opting-Out of SB54, the California Sanctuary State Bill at the April 17, 2018 meeting.  If passed, the city of Beaumont will be the first in Riverside County.  This protest movement, already gaining ground in 9 cities in Orange and San Diego Counties so far, declares […]

Police Officers Research Assoc. Calif. Calls AB 931 Lethal Force Legislation a Dangerous Rush to Judgement

Police Officers Research Assoc. Calif. Calls AB 931 Lethal Force Legislation a Dangerous Rush to Judgement

Sacramento: PORAC has supported policies in the past to increase transparency and enhance community trust.  However, Assembly Bill 931 deceptively pretends that creating a checklist of what constitutes necessary force instead of reasonable force is something more than irresponsible legislation.  The end result is that the public will be placed at greater risk. PORAC believes […]

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