Sacramento’s Measure U Tax Increase is a Slush Fund For Greedy Politicians

Sacramento voters are once again faced with tax increases on the November ballot because Mayor Darrell Steinberg and most of the members of City Council can't or won't be honest about their gross spending and particular taste for other people's money. So here we are again, solving Sacramento's latest budget/spending crisis with hefty tax increases. … Continue reading Sacramento’s Measure U Tax Increase is a Slush Fund For Greedy Politicians

John Cox: Putting Citizens Back in Charge of Government

California’s promise of opportunity for everyone has been all but eradicated by gross political mismanagement, political corruption, and watered down representation. It’s time to drain the swamp in California politics. While California voters overwhelmingly supported Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, when polled, Californians show strong signs of wanting political reform … Continue reading John Cox: Putting Citizens Back in Charge of Government

Jerry Brown’s BIG Green Budget is in The Red

Even with “the most progressive tax system in the United states,” California Gov. Jerry Brown is facing huge deficits, and cannot balance the state budget. The huge $180 billion state budget proposal for 2017-18, may be another record budget but for millions of Californians, it’s still record stagnation and less income. Brown has presented yet another … Continue reading Jerry Brown’s BIG Green Budget is in The Red