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Santa Clarita, US
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Melissa Melendez says she will seek to replace Chad Mayes as Assembly Republican leader By Patrick McGreevy Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez said Thursday she will seek to replace Chad Mayes as Assembly Republican leader when the Legislature returns from summer recess Monday. Melendez said Mayes'...
California has some of the highest taxes, if not the highest taxes, in the country. And they are soon set to go much higher with the poorly considered and newly imposed gas tax. What kind of state do we...
California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Léon has been coy about his future political plans, but not bashful when it comes to raising money for a future campaign. That includes nearly $100,000 that flowed into his campaign account from...
Recently, I wrote a commentary entitled, “When will tax-paying voters learn?” wherein I cited the insanity of the reckless, insatiable appetites and lies of California’s Left dominated legislature. Too many among us voters fall for tax bill feel-good titles and...
California’s high-speed rail backers suffered a legal setback Wednesday when a U.S. appeals court dismissed as merely advisory a federal board’s decision declaring the project immune from the state’s environmental laws. Opponents of the bullet train, which is planned to...
There is no denying our roads need help. Gov. Jerry Brown admitted as much two years ago in his “State of the State” address when he acknowledged the state was $59 billion in arrears in road construction and maintenance. Last week...
If I had an opportunity to travel in time, I wouldn’t mind going back to 2008 and voting twice against Proposition 1A, the High Speed Rail Project. Luckily for me — and you — another bite at the apple...
When California passed AB 32, the so-called “Global Warming Solutions Act,” in 2006, it was praised as first-of-its-kind legislation, a model that the world would follow. That has not happened. The Global Warming Solutions Act established a cap-and-trade program in California....
In the next few months, more than 800,000 California homeowners, including residents of some areas in unincorporated Santa Clarita Valley, will get a bill in the mail requiring them to pay a state fee for fire prevention and safety...
$500,000! Are you kidding, $500,000? When I heard the price from our financial advisor I tried to act cool, but inside my heart started to beat a little faster, and I could feel my body temperature rise. ...
Throughout my time in the Legislature, I have worked closely with my colleagues - both Republicans and Democrats - in an effort to stem the flow of runaway film production that takes so many jobs out of our community. Year...




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