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

Minimum Wage Bill Will Derail California’s ‘Job Creation Engine’

“California is definitely back,” Governor Jerry Brown recently trumpeted. Brown then proclaimed the state a “job creation engine.” But the magical California job creation engine has shifted from a healthy manufacturing economy, to a service economy – from high-paying jobs with benefits and growth potential, to low-wage, nowhere minimum wage jobs. Rather than creating policies … Continue reading Minimum Wage Bill Will Derail California’s ‘Job Creation Engine’