Understanding Employers and Why Republicans Matter

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This op-ed originally appeared in Steve Frank’s California Political News & Views Common sense dictates that people as well as employers will act in their own best interest.  This is the premise underlying market economies and why they provide more goods, services and improve the lives of all of us, much more so than a command or government manipulated market can.  …

Top Twenty Worst Bills Worthy of the Governor’s Veto

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This op-ed, co-authored with Senator Bob Dutton, originally appeared in the Flashreport As of today, the Governor has yet to act on any of these bills. When he is done, we will grade Governor Brown on his performance. The Governor’s “letter grade” will be computed using the following scale… If he vetoes 90% or more, the Governor got an “A”, 80% – …

Harkey Named Vice Chair of PERSS Committee

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2010 Contact: Gino Folchi 916-319-2073   Harkey Named Vice Chair of PERSS Committee  SACRAMENTO – Assembly Republican Leader Martin Garrick, of Carlsbad, today announced that Speaker John A. Pérez has made changes to the leadership of Assembly policy committees, designating Assemblywoman Diane Harkey (R-Dana Point) as Vice Chair of the Assembly Committee on Public Employees, …