California

Prop 13 Statistics Show Continued Increase In Revenue

As Richard Rider has articulated, the claim that property tax revenue is not sufficient because of prop 13’s tax protections remains bogus. Latest figures show a continued upward trend of property tax revenue in San Diego.

SD County Property Tax Revenue

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San Diego Tax Fighters’ Recommendations for November 2014 Ballot

Priority Candidate Recommendations
SDTF encourages readers to consider donating and volunteering for these two critical races.

 

California State Propositions

  • Prop 1 –  No
  • Prop 2 –  Yes (weak endorsement)
  • Prop 45 –  NO!!
  • Prop 46 –  NO!
  • Prop 47 –  Yes
  • Prop 48 – No (gambling should not be a Native American monopoly throughout California)

Summary of County props:
http://www.sdvote.com/voters/Eng/election/2014NovProps.pdf

Recommend NO on all tax increases and bonds. YES on Escondido’s Prop H (property rights issue — conversion of defunct country club into housing).

Supported Candidates in County

  • 53rd Congressional –  Larry Wilske
  • 75th State Assembly – Marie Waldron
  • La Mesa City Council – Bill Baber
  • La Mesa City Council – Guy McWhirter
  • Carlsbad Mayor – Matt Hall
  • Oceanside City Council – Gary Felien
  • Oceanside City Council – Jerry Kern
  • Carlsbad School Board – Sage Naumann
  • Poway School Board – Jeannie Foulkrod
  • San Diego Community College Board – Donna Woodrum

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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 Blog, News Comments Off

California Drains Reservoirs In the Middle of a Severe Drought — NOT for Fires

The madness of ideological enviro-administrators enforcing ill-considered laws is perhaps nowhere better demonstrated than in California — where we are dumping HUGE amounts of fresh water into the ocean at the height of a severe drought — for dubious benefit to some fish.  While driven by federal law, where’s Governor Brown and the Democrat state legislators’ roaring outrage regarding this folly?
Crickets.
The madness of ideological enviro-administrators enforcing ill-considered laws is perhaps nowhere better demonstrated than in California — where we are dumping HUGE amounts of fresh water into the ocean at the height of a severe drought — for dubious benefit to some fish.  While driven by federal law, where’s Governor Brown and the Democrat state legislators’ roaring outrage regarding this folly?
Crickets.
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304547704579565622649474370?mod=djemMER_h&mg=reno64-wsj

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Monday, May 26th, 2014 Blog Comments Off

San Diego Tax Fighters’ Proposition Recommendations for Nov 2012

CALIFORNIA STATE PROPOSITIONS

Contact:  Richard Rider, Chairman        Phone:  858-530-3027

Proposition Recommendation Description
30 No Temporary taxes to fund education
31 Yes Two year state budget
32 Yes Prohibits political contributions by payroll deduction
33 Yes Changes law to allow auto insurance companies to set prices
34 Position Not Taken Death penalty repeal
35 Position Not Taken Human trafficking penalties and sex offender registration
36 Yes Three strikes law sentencing for repeat felony offenders
37 No Genetically engineered foods mandatory labeling
38 No Tax for education and early childhood programs
39 No Increase tax treatment for multistate businesses
40 Position Not Taken Redistricting of state senate districts
SAN DIEGO COUNTY REGION PROPOSITIONS
Proposition Recommendation Description
A Yes City of Carlsbad – charter amendment
B Yes City of Chula Vista – charter amendment
C No Cajon Valley Union School District – bonds
D No Dehesa School District – bonds
E No Chula Vista Elementary School District – bonds
F No City of Coronado – increase hotel tax
H Yes City of Del Mar – medical marijuana dispensaries
J Position Not Taken City of Del Mar – amend village specific plan
K Position Not Taken City of Encinitas – to elect a mayor and city council members
L Position Not Taken City of Encinitas – office of mayor to be two years
M Position Not Taken City of Encinitas – term of office of mayor to be four years
N Position Not Taken City of Escondido – amend general plan
P Yes City of Escondido – charter city proposal
R No Ramona Unified School District – bonds
S Yes City of Imperial Beach – medical marijuana dispensaries
T Yes City of Lemon Grove – medical marijuana dispensaries
U No City of Santee – increase hotel tax and broaden definition
V No Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District – bonds
W Yes City of Solana Beach – medical marijuana dispensaries
Y No South Bay Union School District – bonds
Z No San Diego Unified School District – bonds
AA No San Dieguito Union High School District – bonds
BB Position Not Taken Bonsall Union School District – unify school district with Fallbrook
CC No Del Mar Union School District – bonds
EE No MiraCosta Community College District – bonds
ENDORSED CANDIDATES
Carl DeMaio Mayor of City of San Diego
Ray Ellis City Council of San Diego District 1
Jerry Kern Mayor of Oceanside
George Plescia CA State Senate District 39
Scott Hasson San Diego Community College District B

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 News, Uncategorized No Comments