12 Democrat Legislators Named Targets of Campaign to Defeat the Water Tax

12 Democrat Legislators Named Targets of Campaign to Defeat the Water Tax

Group that successfully recalled State Senator Josh Newman in 2018 over Gas Tax will now target 12 “Water Tax Weaklings” in State Senate and State Assembly In 2018, State Senator Josh Newman was successfully recalled from office over his decision to cast the deciding vote on the controversial Gas Tax hike. In light of equally-controversial Water Tax being proposed in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s budget, Reform California announced it is targeting 12 state legislators (4 state Senators, 8 Assemblymembers) over the issue in an attempt to either block the Water Tax from being passed OR to use it as a wedge…

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio Blasts Proposed “Water Tax” as Just Another Way to Hose Taxpayers

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio Blasts Proposed “Water Tax” as Just Another Way to Hose Taxpayers

Carl DeMaio, Chairman of Reform California, blasted a proposal cooked up by Gov. Gavin Newsom to impose a tax on water. The so-called “Water Tax” would be a new tax imposed on every water bill in California and would be added on top of the actual cost of water consumed by each Californian. California already has some of the highest water rates in the nation! DeMaio is launching a campaign to block the Water Tax from taking effect and is urging all Californians to join is effort. “This outrageous Water Tax must be stopped because it is just another way…

DeMaio Blasts Gov. Newsom After He Threatens to Withhold Gas Tax Funds for Road Repairs

DeMaio Blasts Gov. Newsom After He Threatens to Withhold Gas Tax Funds for Road Repairs

“This proves exactly what we warned everyone about during the Prop 6 Gas Tax Repeal Campaign” In releasing his proposed California state budget, Gov. Gavin Newsom included a proposal to hold back SB1 Gas Tax funds from cities unless they agree to change various housing policies. If Newsom’s proposal is enacted, taxpayers will be forced to pay the higher gas tax rates without receiving the benefit for road repairs. “Is anyone surprised that only a few months after defeating Prop 6 that Sacramento politicians are threatening to divert our gas tax funds? This outrageous threat shows that Sacramento politicians simply cannot trusted…

Campaign to Kickoff in San Diego to Help Government Employees Get Rebates on Their Union Dues, Cutting Off Campaign Cash from Politicians

Campaign to Kickoff in San Diego to Help Government Employees Get Rebates on Their Union Dues, Cutting Off Campaign Cash from Politicians

Typical Employee Who Terminates Union Dues Will Save $800 Per Year – and Massive Levels of Termination Will Transform California Politics A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling (the Janus Decision) has given government employees the right to terminate their membership in government unions and prohibit unions from taking money out of their paychecks. Unfortunately, many government employees are unaware of their rights. Even worse, many union bosses are illegally denying requests from workers who want to discontinue their union dues and keep their money. "We have heard from hundreds of government employees in San Diego county that want out of…

Reform California Blasts State Attorney General Over Another False Ballot Title on a Citizen Initiative

Reform California Blasts State Attorney General Over Another False Ballot Title on a Citizen Initiative

Pattern Emerges of Grossly Misleading Titles Being Placed on Ballot Measures Opposed by State Politicians In 1911 California voters secured a Constitutional Right to use “Citizen Initiatives” to place items on the ballot to impose reform on their politicians. Today the state politicians have found a way to strip citizens of that precious right through pure deception. (more…)

Reform California Kicks off Statewide Bus Tour to Repeal Gas Tax

Reform California Kicks off Statewide Bus Tour to Repeal Gas Tax

With the election just weeks away, the Yes on Prop 6 Gas Tax Repeal Campaign hit the road with a massive 45-foot bus wrapped in its campaign colors to hold “Rush Hour Rallies” with several thousand supporters at each stop along the tour. Motorists will receive free Yes on 6 Lawn Signs and materials as they drive by, and the Yes on Prop 6 campaign will hold a press conference with local elected officials and candidates to make the case for repealing the gas tax. (more…)

CalMatters: Misleading title hamstrings gas-tax repeal measure

CalMatters: Misleading title hamstrings gas-tax repeal measure

California neglected maintenance of its highway and road network for decades. But last year, the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown finally enacted a stiff increase in gas taxes and automotive fees to catch up, even though polls indicated that most Californians didn’t want to pay more. (more…)

Reform California Demands Performance Audit of DMV

Reform California Demands Performance Audit of DMV

Leaders Across California to Demand Immediate Reforms & Independent Audit Leaders statewide gathered at eight DMV offices across California in today to demand that state leaders stop raiding car tax funds collected by the DMV for non-transportation uses and to demand a truly independent audit of all DMV operations. (more…)