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Press Releases

Dec 09
Republicans Seek Money to Fully Fund Dental Care for Low-Income Californians | 12/09/2016
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (Yucca Valley) and Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller (Bakersfield) sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, calling for him to...
Dec 07
Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes Announces Leadership Team for 2016-17 Session | 12/07/2016
 
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (Yucca Valley) announced the Republican leadership team for the 2016-17 legislative session, selecting colleagues that...

Under The Dome

08/31/2016 -
Fact: Voters approved Prop 1A in 2008 to secure $10 billion in exchange for a High Speed Rail system linking Southern California and Northern California. So why are Assembly Democrats pushing a bill on the last day of session that would spend $1 billion of those bond funds to electrify a train from San Francisco to San Jose? With the beleaguered High Speed Rail project in disarray, it should come as no surprise that legislators are looking to do...
08/26/2016 -
In some sad but unsurprising news today, California retained the title of “Least Tax-Friendly State” according to Kiplinger, a Washington, D.C. based business forecaster. As the report describes: The Golden State is home to movie stars, beautiful beaches and the highest income tax rates in the U.S., putting it at the top of our list of Kiplinger's top ten least tax-friendly states. Californians pay lower property taxes than residents of other...
08/24/2016 -
This week, the California Supreme Court made a decision that quietly put an end to one of the most important efforts to reform the state’s failing schools made in recent years. The Sacramento Bee editorialized about the lack of “noise” that the decision made: With less noise than it takes to close a book – or the door to an underperforming classroom – the movement to make it easier to fire incompetent teachers in California was put to rest on...