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by | Dec 1, 2021

Sacramento It’s easy to look back at California’s overreaching anti-crime measures from the 1990s and scratch our heads at the tenor of the crime debate in that era. The state passed the toughest three-strikes-and-you’re-out law in the nation, which mandated…

by | Jun 10, 2021

Sacramento It’s been nearly 20 years since former Gov. Gray Davis stood in suburban eastern Los Angeles County at the opening ceremony for a six-mile stretch of the Foothill Freeway, where he declared that the state no longer would build…

by | Jan 14, 2021

Sacramento Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom only took office in 2019, yet he has faced a seemingly endless stream of recall efforts mostly related to his handling of the coronavirus situation. To date, he has brushed off several recall signature-gathering drives….

by | Jan 7, 2021

Sacramento California’s Gov. Hiram Johnson propelled the state into its century-long embrace of direct democracy in 1911, as he ushered in the referendum, initiative, and recall process. For conservatives, the fruits of this progressive invention 110 years later are a…

by | Dec 28, 2017

Sacramento We know the story by now. The public was fed up with a dysfunctional government that was awash in debt and mismanagement. The Democratic administration was fixated on imposing liberal social policy and lavishing benefits on those inside the…

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