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Cut the gas tax already

California still has the highest gasoline prices in the U.S. along with the highest gas taxes. Gasoline is averaging $6.40 per gallon across California,...
Opinion section

More effective mental health treatment

Assisted Outpatient Treatment is one of the most effective tools available for treating severely mentally ill persons. Legislation known as Laura’s Law was introduced...
Opinion section

Dumping ground for Sexually Violent Predators?

What happens to Sexually Violent Predators once they’ve served their sentences? Apparently, they get dumped in rural San Diego County.Rural areas lack resources to...
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Capitol Annex Project Update

California’s main Capitol building in Sacramento was completed in 1874. It is a historic treasure, but after World War II it became obvious it...
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Taxed Enough?

Gov. Gavin Newsom released his Friday, May 13, “May Revise,” which updates the proposed budget he released in January. The state’s $301 billion budget,...
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Surplus in California Budget due to over taxation

On Friday, May 13, Assemblymember Marie Waldron (R-Valley Center) issued her response to Governor Newsom’s May Budget Revise.The state has an unprecedented $97.5 billion...
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Californians need immediate relief at the pump

The cost of gasoline continues to spiral out of control. Gas prices rose by 38% last year, fueling overall inflation, which rose by 7.9%....
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Inflation blues

The rising cost of virtually everything is costing Californians dearly. March inflation surged to 8.5%, the largest increase in 40 years. This spike, driven...
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Dealing with the Fentanyl Crisis

Last November, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported over 100,000 overdose deaths in the United States, a new record. This count represented...
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Supporting California’s Women

The bipartisan California Legislative Women’s Caucus was formed in 1985 by nine Democrats and six Republicans. Today, 38 of the Legislature’s 120 members are...