Was Proposition 30 a Good Deal for Education? On November 6, 2012, the voters approved Proposition 30 by a vote of 55.3% to 44.7%. The Proposition raised the state sales tax for four years and personal income taxes on individuals making over $250,000 for seven years. Proponents of Proposition 30 argued that the measure [...]
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“Lender-placed” mortgage insurers to reduce homeowner premium rates Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today a 35 percent rate reduction for lender-placed (also called force-placed) homeo
Rep. Jim Costa released the following statement on the announcement of Governor Jerry Brown’s budget, which includes funds for the operation and maintenance of the new Fresno Veterans Home. Costa has long championed the home
Assemblymember Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is excited to announce the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) is looking to fill positions at the Fresno Veterans Home.
California Legislature In a letter sent today to education leaders, Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff, of Diamond Bar, and Assemb
SACRAMENTO — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today directed the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to take emergency steps to increase the state’s gasoline supply and bring down fuel prices. The Governor directed the board to immediately allo
Fresno State Talks Politics debuts Oct. 4 with State Sen. Rubio State Sen. Michael J. Rubio, D-Shafter, is the first speaker in Fresno State Talks Politics, a new series of discussions on campus about issues
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Dear Friends, California is home to almost two million veterans, with an estimated 30,000 additional military personnel returning to the state each year after leaving the military service. Opening new veteran hom
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed two bills to promote civil rights and religious freedom, following his remarks at the North American Punjabi Association’s Peace & Unity Rally at the State Capitol. The rally was held to honor th