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Gingrich Praises Lt. Gov. Newsom’s ‘Citizensville’ at CPAC

Josephine Djuhana
Assistant Editor, California Political Review

Former Speaker Newt Gingrich lit up CPAC on its third and final day of convention, opening with bold criticisms against the Republican establishment and its consultant culture. “The Republican establishment is just plain wrong about how it approaches politics,” he said, adding that the RNC’s effort to produce a report on initial changes was a […]

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Despite Prop. 30, CA Revenues Could Could Come Up Short

Josephine Djuhana
Assistant Editor, California Political Review

Will Gov. Jerry Brown get all the revenue increases he wants from Proposition 30, which voters passed last November? Brown recently said in an interview with Jeremy Hobson of Marketplace Morning Report that Prop. 30 was the main reason California was able to achieve a “balanced budget after years of deep deficits.” The initiative would […]

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Other States Convince CA Businesses to Leave State

Josephine Djuhana
Assistant Editor, California Political Review

This year’s Black Friday and other miscellaneous holiday sales remind us that in order to entice customers and increase sales revenue, the method is simple: cut prices. Eager shoppers will line up in front of their favorite stores at wee hours of the morning just to land a good deal. People will even buy things […]

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Revote the High-Speed Rail: An Initiative to Put the Boondoggle Back on the Ballot

Josephine Djuhana
Assistant Editor, California Political Review

Crossposted on California Political Review Gov. Jerry Brown, alongside a number of lawmakers, continues the push to build the nation’s first high-speed rail, despite a hefty $68-98 billion price tag, an immediate negative environmental impact, and widespread opposition to the project. In 2008, voters were promised a rail system that would “link all of the […]

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