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% – …

Nice San Diego You Got There . . . Shame If Anything Happened To It

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“And we all know that an aging population of firefighters, police officers and lifeguards who can’t afford to retire isn’t best for our safety. Be fair and be safe. Refuse to sign.” — San Diego firefighter Willie Alegre, ever-so-subtly advising city of San Diego voters it wouldn’t be in their interest to sign the pension reform measure now being circulated. …

Good Timing for a Grocery Strike? UPDATE

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Yesterday’s U-T headline announced that San Diego County’s unemployment rate had increased to 10.5% during the “summer of recovery.” Unemployment in San Diego County ticked up in July to 10.5 percent, up from a revised 10.4 percent in June, reaching a high not seen for nearly a year, according to data released Friday by the state Employment Development Department. So imagine …