Politics

California Political News and Views
Privately Funded HyperLoop Gets Started—Government Owned High Speed Rail has NO Money

While the High Speed Rail Authority bullies it way to steal private property, going to court when owners refuse to be bullied, a private firm has created a deal, to build a “hyperloop” pod system that is really high speed when fully built—at NO cost to the taxpayer. Construction is to start in 2016,...

California Political News and Views
Stockton Officially Exits Bankruptcy–Sets Stage for NEXT Bankruptcy

Good news? Not really. Stockton is now out from under the bankruptcy, caused by mismanagement of the city and massive payments to CalPERS. No one knows if the city will become fiscally responsible, but we have an idea that it REUSES to do so. Instead of accepting the court’s ruling that they can reform...

California Political News and Views
Assembly Democrats ACTING Like Democrats: Want Real Estate Fees, Tax Credits for Affordable Housing

In the Senate the Democrats are promoting SB 8 by Hertzberg, a $10 billion a year tax on services—attorneys, CPA’s, dance classes, yoga, plumbers and more. A killer of jobs and the economy. Now they are working hard to raise the cost of housing, so more are either homeless, forced to leave the State...

California Political News and Views
California Bill Aims To Increase Transparency of Rx Drug Costs–More Government Control

The Democrats in Sacramento want everything to be transparent—if you sell high priced rugs that save lives, all your costs must be made public. Yet, the same politicians will not tell you about the deals made for their donations—like funds “donated” to charities, which then promote the politician that used their office to raise...

California Political News and Views
Bill to Prevent Double Charges for California’s New Licensed Professionals Introduced

While Democrats have SB 8, a $10 billion tax increase, planned, they never forget that small change adds up to big money. Even little bureaucratic efforts can be brought to the bottom line so government has more money to spend. Assemblyman Jim Patterson has a bill, common sense, to save professionals money from being...

California Political News and Views
Did El Cerrito officials deceptively use public funds for tax-hike campaign?

Does anybody believe that the City of El Cerrito did NOT illegally use tax dollars to promote a ballot measure to get more tax dollars? What is surprising is that they got caught. What is not mentioned is has much of the DOUBLED sales tax went to city services and how much to CalPERS—which...

California Political News and Views
Thomas D. Elias: Time to examine conspiracy in Peevey-PUC scandal

The former head of the PUC is the husband of Democrat State Senator Carol Lui, Michael Peevey. Even that did not stop the FBI from searching his home for evidence of corruption. He is being charged with being in cahoots with a PG&E executive in creating a sweetheart deal. In fact ALL Public Utilities...

California Political News and Views
Cap-And-Trade Costs California Businesses $1 billion

California businesses paid a whopping $1 billion this year buying permits to comply with the state’s cap-and-trade law — the largest sale recorded since the state began regulating carbon dioxide in 2012. Even with record permit sales, the $1 billion raised was well below market expectations. But environmentalists sold the auction as a huge success, because...

California Political News and Views
Committee Hearing Exposes UC’s Bloated Budget

Tuition hikes marched to the head of the class at a recent hearing of California Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance. Assembly members balked at a 28 percent tuition hike advanced by UC President Janet Napolitano and approved by the University of California Board of Regents. According to the Los Angeles Times, “Neither the governor nor the California...

California Political News and Views
Obama says he won’t be deterred by ‘one federal judge’ on immigration

Barack Obama is a law breaker, no better than a common thief on the street or embezzler doing white collar crimes. He took an oath of office to uphold the law, yet when he breaks the law he is famous for saying, “so sue me”. He has violated the ObamaCare laws he demanded—by giving...

Stay connected to Sacramento Connect

Follow Sacramento Connect on Twitter  Find Sacramento Connect on Facebook  Sign up for the Sacramento Connect Newsletter

Advertisement

Categories

Advertisement



Newest Partners