Category: Legislature News

Compelled Speech is Not Free

Compelled Speech is Not Free

At first glance, Senate Bill 226 may seem harmless. It is portrayed simply as an effort to provide voters with the comfort of additional “transparency” in the election process. But we must look closer. The simple transparency that SB266 claims to provide will actually undermine our fundamental first amendment rights...

California Politicians Continue to March State Into Communist Nightmare

California Politicians Continue to March State Into Communist Nightmare

Almost 60 years ago the California State Legislature issued a dire warning to itself and the citizens of California and took steps to defend the Republic by disenfranchising anti-American groups, specifically the Communist party, from seeking public office or Government employment to curtail seditious activity. That protection is now just...

Becerra Trashes Trump at State A.G. Confirmation Hearing

Becerra Trashes Trump at State A.G. Confirmation Hearing

SACRAMENTO—A state Assembly committee voted along party lines Tuesday to recommend that Democratic U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra be confirmed as California’s 33rd attorney general. The 6-3 vote followed a friendly, two-hour hearing in which the 12-term congressman from Los Angeles took measured jabs at President-elect Donald Trump and his proposals on...

Prop. 13 Report from Legislative Analyst Elicits Mixed Reactions

Prop. 13 Report from Legislative Analyst Elicits Mixed Reactions

Two weeks ago, the California Legislative Analyst released a report entitled “Common Claims About Proposition 13.” On balance, the report was a (mostly) objective view about California’s landmark property tax reduction measure. As the title of the report implies, there are many claims about Prop. 13, what it does and...

California Legislative Spending Rampage Continues

California Legislative Spending Rampage Continues

Posted by Katy Grimes If there is any doubt that this Democrat-controlled Legislature is on a spending rampage, take a look at the legislation below currently blowing through the Assembly and Senate. Senators Leno, de Leon, Wolk, Hernandez All Democrat-authored bills AB 1770 (Asm. Luis Alejo) makes non-citizens who are...