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Federal Programs News ItemsGuest opinion: Don't increase taxes on Californians - San Francisco Business Times11/22/2017 2:48:27 PM
San Francisco Business Times Guest opinion: Don't increase taxes on Californians San Francisco Business Times How are Republican lawmakers hoping to pay for the multi-trillion-dollar federal tax cut they are trying to rush through Congress without hearing or careful scrutiny? In part by double-taxing Californians, New Yorkers and millions of residents of other ... and more »
Trump Right to Scale Back Obamacare's Recruitment Mechanism - Heritage.org11/21/2017 2:19:51 PM
Trump Right to Scale Back Obamacare's Recruitment Mechanism Heritage.org Instead, they chose to use licensed insurance agents or simply enrolled on their own, either online or in-person. In California , for example—a state viewed as a model for running the exchanges—the government aggressively implemented Obamacare in 2014 ...
Ranchers take stock of rangeland, forage damage from fires - Capital Press11/14/2017 5:46:57 PM
Capital Press Ranchers take stock of rangeland, forage damage from fires Capital Press Albrecht is one of numerous ranchers who are still taking stock of their feed and other losses after wind-driven wildfires swept through parts of Northern California in October, killing at least 43 people and destroying 8,900 houses and other buildings ...
CLU receives than $350000 in grants to help underrepresented students - Ventura County Star11/1/2017 12:03:26 PM
Ventura County Star CLU receives than $350000 in grants to help underrepresented students Ventura County Star Congresswoman Julia Brownley has announced two federal grants totaling more than $350,000 for California Lutheran University to support underrepresented students at the K-12 and post-baccalaureate levels. The university will get $125,348 from the U.S ...
Wildfires prompt congressional push for better disaster prevention in California - Sacramento Bee10/24/2017 8:33:54 PM
Sacramento Bee Wildfires prompt congressional push for better disaster prevention in California Sacramento Bee Californians who earn more than $864,900 per year would receive an average annual tax cut of $90,160, the analysis found. Middle-income households that make between $47,200 and $75,500 per year would receive an average tax cut of $470, while people who ... and more »
State and Local Programs News ItemsBenicia Still Looking for Answers From Valero Six Months After Refinery Outage - KQED11/14/2017 3:19:25 AM
KQED Benicia Still Looking for Answers From Valero Six Months After Refinery Outage KQED In October California adopted new statewide refinery oversight regulations. Refineries are now required to adopt safety designs and systems, conduct periodic workplace safety culture assessments and investigate causes of serious refinery malfunctions ...
State Groups Vow Fight for Tax Deduction Despite Trump, Big Six - Bloomberg BNA9/28/2017 10:08:21 AM
State Groups Vow Fight for Tax Deduction Despite Trump, Big Six Bloomberg BNA “As a donor state, California receives nearly $0.25 less in return for every dollar sent to the federal government than the national average. Eliminating the deduction would also be a significant direct hit to the pocket books of hardworking California ... and more »
GOP Tax Proposal Could Put High-Tax California At A Disadvantage - Capital Public Radio News9/27/2017 9:02:15 PM
Capital Public Radio News GOP Tax Proposal Could Put High-Tax California At A Disadvantage Capital Public Radio News He said it “will ultimately result in reduced funding available for infrastructure spending, and cause possible cuts to local services and vital state and local programs .” It "could more accurately be seen as an incentive to high-tax states like ... and more »
Trump's Budget Means Disaster for State and Local Governments - Pacific Standard7/10/2017 8:56:17 PM
Pacific Standard Trump's Budget Means Disaster for State and Local Governments Pacific Standard Let's take California as an example. Unsurprisingly, California Governor Jerry Brown has called Trump's proposed budget "unconscionable and un-American." That's because in California , which serves 13.5 million people through Medi-Cal, the state's ...
'America's Pledge': Can States and Cities Really Address Climate Change? - The Atlantic6/2/2017 3:07:00 PM
The Atlantic 'America's Pledge': Can States and Cities Really Address Climate Change? The Atlantic The second is whether these state and local programs can actually lower greenhouse-gas emissions. California's climate programs already made up a significant part of the U.S. commitments under Paris, but ultimately it only emits about 6 percent of ...
Overhaul urged for California court fines - Capitol Weekly5/26/2017 5:36:46 PM
Capitol Weekly Overhaul urged for California court fines Capitol Weekly In 2013-14, about “$600 million, or 35 percent, of all fines and fees went to the court system as its direct share, with 65 percent going to other state and local programs ,” the report noted. “But $160 million of the local money was paid back to the ...
California gets ready to punch back / Boing Boing - Boing Boing1/28/2017 6:05:21 PM
Boing Boing California gets ready to punch back / Boing Boing Boing Boing Threats from the Trump administration to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities have caused California to start looking for methods to not pay taxes to the Federal government. California's long-time status as a "donor state," one that pays more ... and more »