Melendez responds to Trump tax return ruling

67th District Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez.
SACRAMENTO – Assembly member Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, released a statement following the California Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling regarding President Donald Trump’s tax returns being a requirement for the March 3 primary election. “Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signing of SB 27 was clearly a political stunt to suppress the speech of millions of Californians at a time when he should be focusing on the real problems facing California,” Melenez said. “His focus should be the ever-growing homelessness crisis, sky-high gas prices, affordable housing, sustainable water supplies and alleviating the tax burdens on Californians who face the extremely high-cost of living in a ‘tax-first’ state. The California Supreme Court is sending a message to Newsom: end this political t
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