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State Budget Myths

(SACRAMENTO, CA) Assemblymember Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa), Chair of the Assembly Budget Committee and Chair of the Budget Conference Committee, announces the release of a video California State Budget Myths, which confronts three enduring budget myths and offers her views on key underlying truths about the state budget.”Enduring myths and misconceptions cloud common sense about…

Senator Correa Cuts His Own Pay

Citing hard times ahead for California, State Senator Correa acts to reduce legislative pay Sacramento – In light of California’s dire budget shortfall, Orange County’s State Senator Lou Correa today took action to immediately cut his own legislative salary 10% (ten percent) below what is currently allowed to be paid to legislators. In a letter…

Special Election: The No’s have it 5-1

Early results show what was expected for today’s Special Election. 1A          NO 1B           NO 1C           NO 1D           NO 1E           NO 1F          YES Public Services are screwed. Here is the link to the Secretary of State Results page: http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/props/59.htm

High Noon in Sacramento

UPDATED We’ve got a showdown coming between the Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger and the Controllernator John Chiang. Here is Chiang’s letter to Schwarzenegger. Today Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made good on his promse to issue an Executive Order cutting state worker pay to the federal minimum wage of $6.55 an hour until the state budget is passed.…