Senator Gaines Opposes Wasteful Budget

Senator Gaines Opposes Wasteful Budget

Sacramento, Ca – Senator Ted Gaines (R-Roseville) issued the following statement regarding the Democrat majority-vote budget bill:   “Revenues shot up but the Legislature’s fiscal IQ stayed flat,” said Senator Gaines. “California has built a $340 billion wall of debt and liabilities and we need to route every single spare dollar towards paying it down. […]

Statement By The President On Iraq

Statement By The President On Iraq

Washington, DC…THE PRESIDENT: Good morning, everybody. I wanted to take some time to give you a quick update about the situation in Iraq. Yesterday, I convened a meeting with my National Security Council to discuss the situation there, and this morning I received an update from my team. Over the last several days, we’ve seen […]

CHP Looks To Hire Officer Candidates During Four-Day Application Period

CHP Looks To Hire Officer Candidates During Four-Day Application Period

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will accept applications in July from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer. The CHP is looking to hire cadets from a pool of applicants to fill vacant officer positions throughout the state. “We are looking for members of our communities to join one of […]

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Secures $105 Million Multistate Settlement with GlaxoSmithKline

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Secures $105 Million Multistate Settlement with GlaxoSmithKline

San Francisco, Ca – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a $105 million multistate settlement with GlaxoSmithKline, LLC (GSK) to resolve allegations that the company unlawfully promoted its asthma drug, Advair, and antidepressant drugs, Paxil and Wellbutrin. California’s portion of the settlement is the largest of any state, at $7,087,897. For the first time […]

Top 500 Sales and Use Tax Delinquencies in California

Sacramento, CA – The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) today updated its online list of the Top 500 sales and use tax delinquencies, which total $491.2 million in taxes through the second quarter of 2014. Also, an interactive map displays location, account name, and amount owed by delinquent taxpayers.   Legislation enacted in 2011 (AB 1424, Perea) expanded the former Top […]

Agents Bust Methamphetamine Conversion Lab, Seize Drugs Valued at $7.2 Million

Agents Bust Methamphetamine Conversion Lab, Seize Drugs Valued at $7.2 Million

SAN BERNARDINO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced the arrest of two individuals suspected of operating a methamphetamine conversion lab in San Bernardino County. Agents with a California Department of Justice task force and detectives with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department seized a total of 206 lbs. of crystal methamphetamine and 250 […]

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues Statement on Santa Barbara Shootings

Santa Barbara, Ca…Attorney General Harris issued the following statement on the recent shootings in Santa Barbara: “On behalf of the California Department of Justice, I extend my heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of the victims of Friday night’s terrible shooting in Isla Vista. Our thoughts and prayers are with all who have been […]

Year’s Final Snow Survey Comes up Dry

Year’s Final Snow Survey Comes up Dry

Sacramento, CA…Today’s final snow survey of the year found more bare ground than snow as California faces another long, hot summer after a near-record dry winter Today’s manual and electronic readings recorded the statewide snowpack’s water content – which normally provides about a third of the water for California’s farms and cities — at a […]

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