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CA Waste Of the Week (WOW)

CA Waste Of the Week (WOW)
(I am taking the following from an article I read from the CRP:) The California Legislature: Printing Money Away — Printing copies of laws may seem like a trivial step in the legislative process, but it’s a step that costs California taxpayers millions of dollars each year. In the 2009-2010 fiscal year, the state spent $6.5 mil [...]

A message from the State of Californi...

A message from the State of California…
This is a test. This is a test of the Emergency Budget System. This is only a test. The Senate is in session today but only as a drill, and there’s some sneaky stuff going on. The budget plan that Democrats want to pass would extend vehicle and sales tax increases for another year, regardless of how the people vote (if the people vo [...]

Make no Mistake: Budget Compromise is...

Make no Mistake: Budget Compromise is a GOP Victory
As you know, a deal was reached on the Continuing Resolution (CR) late last night. When I turned on the TV this morning every talking head with a ‘news’ show was spinning the results as a GOP loss. From FOX News (the only Member of Congress they can interview apparently is Michelle Bachamann) claiming the budget deal is a result o [...]

We can’t afford this debt!

We can’t afford this debt!
Check out this article on Rep Paul Ryan’s upcoming budget battle… (http://www.redcounty.com/content/budget-battle-smart-money-ryan#comment-63181) I think the article highlights that while the President and Senator Harry Reid are trying to draw a line in the sand over the current (small) cuts to the 2011 budget, the real battle h [...]

States need to learn what all women a...

States need to learn what all women already know…
As the nightly news continues to focus on the dire financial situation of state budgets across the country, I am left wondering this — why can’t union bosses understand that we need to live within our means? Those protesting in Wisc. are not anti-teacher, or anti-state worker they have just come to the realization that there is NO [...]

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