Mandating electronic purchase receipts ignores privacy and digital deserts (East County Californian)

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Democrats claim to respect our right to privacy, but with his bill to mandate “electronic purchase receipts,” the Assemblymember from San Francisco is trying to force every Californian to give up yet another very large chunk of our digital privacy. Assembly Bill 161 was introduced at a press conference with a truly disrespectful visual of a staff person wearing a …

DMV in need of major repairs (Poway News Chieftain)

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This op-ed was originally published in Poway News Chieftain on Apr. 18, 2019: https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/pomerado-news/opinion/story/2019-04-12/jones-dmv-in-need-of-major-repairs As a parting gift to Gov. Gavin Newsom, outgoing Gov. Jerry Brown asked the California Department of Finance, Office of State Audits and Evaluations to “Assess the efficiency and effectiveness of Department of Motor Vehicles’ current operations and make recommendations to improve its practices and enhance …

Jones and other Senate Republicans author measure condemning Newson’s hypocrisy on the death penalty

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Senators Brian Jones (R-Santee), Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama), Jeff Stone (R-Riverside County), Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) and John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 38, which condemns Governor Gavin Newsom for giving a blanket reprieve to all 737 inmates on death row. “Governor Newsom’s actions are hypocritical and unconstitutional,” said Jones. “He made multiple commitments during his campaign that …

Are You Kidding Me? – DMV

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In light of ongoing discoveries of California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)’s problems, Senator Brian Jones released the latest “Are You Kidding Me?” video, which highlights the Secretary of State’s failure to pause the launch of the new Motor Voter program that started last year. Jones points out that with 800,000 new registrations, the DMV has made 105,000 voter registration …