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Also on the November ballot? Lots and lots of school bonds

Also on the November ballot? Lots and lots of school bonds

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views California government schools just reported on their standardized results.  At best they reached a 60% passage—with 50% of the students.  By any measure, this is a massive failure.  Instead of fixing the curriculum and system, the educrats demand more money, to be spent the same way.  […]

Libertarian Party of Ventura County Spring Business Meeting Featuring Tim Ferreira, Libertarian Candidate for Lieutenant Governor

Libertarian Party of Ventura County Spring Business Meeting Featuring Tim Ferreira, Libertarian Candidate for Lieutenant Governor

Save the date! You will not want to miss our Spring meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Topper’s Pizza, 495 Arneill Road in Camarillo. This will be a quarterly business meeting for members, but also an invitation to the general public to come hear a special speaker. Tim Ferreira, 2018 Libertarian candidate for Lieutenant Governor, will show us […]

California Schools Districts Hope Voters Will Approve Local Bonds For Funding

California Schools Districts Hope Voters Will Approve Local Bonds For Funding

By Stephen Frank

Gov. Brown says yes to school finance reforms inspired by Think Tank Study

Gov. Brown says yes to school finance reforms inspired by Think Tank Study

$1 BILLION in local school property taxes on ballot in Ventura County

$1 BILLION in local school property taxes on ballot in Ventura County

There are four local school bond measures in the Ventura County on the November ballot. D    Oxnard    $142,500,000 S    Oak Park Unified    $60,000,000 V    Fillmore Unified    $35,000,000 X    Simi Valley Unified    $239,000,000 These represent over $1 BILLION in taxes (not bond amount). These measures represent over $1 BILLION in taxes (not bond amounts). Deadline for […]

Stop subsidizing developers; reject Proposition 51 (East Bay Times)

Stop subsidizing developers; reject Proposition 51 (East Bay Times)

Santa Paula: Measure P School Bonds

Santa Paula: Measure P School Bonds

By Sheryl Hamlin Hosted by the Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce, the May 17th 2016 panel featured three “pro” speakers and two “con” speakers. The panel was moderated by David Marin. The “pro” team consisted of Superintendent Alfonso Gamino, Assistant Superintendent of the Business Services Division, Donna Rose, and the consultant Jon Isom of Isom […]

Citing CPC study, new Assembly bill seeks to stop runaway school bond debt

Citing CPC study, new Assembly bill seeks to stop runaway school bond debt

AB 2116 author Rep. James Gallagher (R-Sacramento Valley) says his bill would limit the ability of school districts to take on debt through new bonds – even authorizing county auditors to stop spending if bond “funds are not being spent appropriately.” “Borrowing for school construction has exploded in the last decade,” Gallagher said.“As borrowing hits record highs, it […]