Two Major California Problems are Linked

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

Wildfires have become a major concern in California after a series of fires took lives and ripped up the landscape in Northern and Southern California over the last year. The danger of more devastating fires is increased in the coming fire season. Homelessness has also been a growing scourge on the Golden State and many […]

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Poll Finds Voters Behind CA Confronting Global Warming, but are They Willing to Pay?

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

Public Policy Institute of California’s extensive polling on the environment turned up solid support from likely voters for the state to take a leading roll in confronting climate change. But when asked if they were willing to pay, the answers were mixed. The poll found likely voters liked the idea (by 61% to 37%) of […]

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Newsom Signs Law that Invites Political Mischief

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

SB 27 signed yesterday by Gov. Gavin Newsom requiring the release of five years of tax returns for any candidate wanting to run in California’s primaries for president or governor exists because of President Trump. While Trump is the target of obvious political harassment by California’s Democrats, could non-Trump Republicans see an opportunity to also […]

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PPIC CA Poll Shows Tight Race for Popular Vote Among Democrats, but Who is Going to Get the Delegates?

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

How many delegates will the Democratic presidential candidates win in California’s March primary?  It’s difficult to tell with early polling because the Democrats have a complex formula for securing delegates to their national convention and statewide poll numbers are more general in nature. The Public Policy Institute of California’s latest poll shows a tight race […]

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Is it time to Change the Great Seal of California?

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

With the movement toward change that some interests and groups are trying to impose upon the country from using different language to tearing down monuments or painting over historical murals that represent a different era, I wondered how long the Great Seal of California would survive as is. The seal serves much like a notarial […]

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Drinking Water Help is Coming; Other Water Issues Remain

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

Gov. Gavin Newsom received nearly universal praise for pushing and signing a bill to create clean drinking water. Yet, he had to maneuver around obstacles from all sides, including abandoning his original plan for the money, to get the funding for the clean water plan. Meanwhile, other water issues remain. The money to support the […]

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Crackdown on Big Tech a Threat to California’s Economy?

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

The Federal Justice Department announced a broad antitrust review of large tech firms with three of top companies often mentioned headquartered in California. If Facebook, Google and Apple are all found to be restricting competition with monopolistic behavior, they could face disciplinary actions with one option in the extreme case, forced breakup. California’s booming economy […]

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DMV Report Shows Legislature’s Actions Added to the Agency’s Problems

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

With the delivery of the report by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s DMV Strike Team it is clear why the legislature turned thumbs down on auditing the agency’s many problems—the legislature itself was a major player in DMV’s troubles. The Strike Team report revealed that two specific issues caused the surge of residents at DMV offices: REAL […]

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More and More Tax Revenue, Bigger Surpluses…And Still Not Satisfied

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

Tax revenue and government surpluses are up all over California, but that fact doesn’t satisfy advocates for more and more taxes. Tax raising activists could step on each other in the charge for more money. It was reported last week that the state brought in another $1 billion in unexpected revenue. Already, California is sitting […]

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RATS!

Joel Fox
Editor and Co-Publisher of Fox and Hounds Daily

It’s hard to believe in modern day California multiple stories of rats are making news. From the 15-pound rats in the Delta, to the rats inhabiting downtown Los Angeles—one expert told a Los Angeles news radio station there probably exist in the city the same number of rats as the human population, in other words […]

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