Heads up Senate Bill 1 will cost you more than 12 cents a gallon

Jonathan Ingram Special to Valley News Governor Jerry Brown and his democratic legislature’s bill, Senate Bill 1, imposes $52.4 billion in taxes and fees that will steal from the pockets of California’s working class. It allegedly “only” adds 12 cents a gallon in state gasoline taxes, but that is an outright lie. The Board of […]

Governor Brown signs bill returning funds to county’s newest cities

Governor Brown signs bill returning funds to county’s newest cities

JURUPA VALLEY – Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will restore millions of dollars in revenue taken away from four cities in Riverside County and used to pay for public safety realignment programs. “With this bill, millions of tax dollars will flow to benefit the people of Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Menifee and Wildomar,” Brown said […]

Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget gets mixed reviews from lawmakers

RIVERSIDE – Governor Jerry Brown’s revised budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, released last week seeks to increase spending on various programs over what was proposed earlier this year, but several Inland Empire lawmakers said the appropriations will only feed bureaucratic pursuits, while others were more optimistic. The governor’ s May Revise boosts appropriations by […]

Governor’s inaction prompts board proposal

RIVERSIDE – Gov. Jerry Brown’s monthslong delay in responding to a Riverside County emergency declaration warrants a change in state law to make the executive branch move faster, according to a proposal that the Board of Supervisors will review tomorrow. The board will consider an Executive Office request to direct the county’s state lobbyists to […]