ICYMI: Legislative Analyst Calls Bull on Newsom Budget Projections

LAO says recession likely, predicts lower revenue and need for more cuts. Gavin Newsom (D-Fantasyland) got a reality check from the Legislative Analyst on Friday, when the nonpartisan office called for greater spending cuts and disputed the Governor’s contention that the state won’t face a recession in the coming years.  The LAO’s report describes a…

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Assembly Republicans Call on Newsom to Make Water a Priority

SACRAMENTO – California Assembly Republicans are calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to prioritize water storage, conveyance, and flood protection in the state budget. California has not built significant new water storage since the 1970s, despite its population nearly doubling during that time. “Providing water is a core function of government,…

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Gallagher Statement on December Inflation

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher (Yuba City) issued the following statement on the release on December’s inflation data, which showed prices rising 6.5% from the previous year: “Prices are still sky-high and Democrat politicians seem to have given up trying to bring costs down. From $500 million tax increase on…

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