Was Chad Mayes Blackmailed To Vote for Cap and Trade?

Brian Brady Brian Brady 1 Comment

Five days ago, Republican Assembly Leader Chad Mayes was against a Cap and Trade extension. He ultimately voted FOR it and whipped enough Republican votes to give vulnerable Democrats cover. You gotta ask yourself, why would he do this when… (a) …he was against it in principle? (b) …he is the Republican Caucus leader. Making Democratic Assembly members vote for …

Rocky Chávez: Waldron, Maienschein, and Voepel Must Be Stoopid

Brian Brady Brian Brady 0 Comments

Assemblyman Rocky Chávez, the local Republican who broke his promise to oppose any and all taxes, spins his vote to extend Cap and Trade until 2030: “Given the state of our nation, and the fact 80 percent of Californians — and 50 percent of Republicans — not only consider the environment one of their primary concerns but also view climate change as a real …

Open Letter to Assembly Members Waldron, Voepel, and Maienschein: Remove Chad Mayes From Leadership

Brian Brady Brian Brady 1 Comment

How do you “punish” Republican elected officials who vote for new taxes? Remove them from leadership. From Harmeet Dhillon, National Republican Committeewoman in California: I can understand voting for a bill because you think it’s the right policy – even if it is bad, stupid policy and you clearly got the math wrong and made a poor deal. But in …

Alleged affair exposed between current and former Assembly GOP leaders

Steve Gramm Steve Gramm 8 Comments

“California Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley) engaged in an extramarital affair with Kristin Olsen, the former leader of the Republican Assembly caucus, and current member of the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors,” writes GOP activist Joseph Turner in an exclusive on his website, American Children First. At the heart of the blockbuster story is a copy of a …

Assemblyman Rocky Chávez Breaks His Promise To Taxpayers

Brian Brady Brian Brady 10 Comments

California’s Cap and Trade extension passed today with Republican support:   “The extension was part of a three-bill package, which passed. One measure aims to improve local air quality, and helped bring some Democrats on board with the cap-and-trade deal. Republicans, however, favored a third bill that may give them more of a say in how to spend the money collected …