HH is on the November ballot. It is a 20-year long, 1% sales tax increase with many negative financial impacts to both our residents and businesses. If passed by Fountain Valley’s voters, they will increase their city’s sales tax to 9%. Continue reading
Orange Lutheran High School completed a facilities upgrade in 2014 for $15 million. Now the Orange Unified School District is asking voters to approve Measure S, a bond measure, that will provide $72 million per high school for similar upgrades. What gives?
Orange Lutheran is over 40-years old and enrolls 1,300 students. The 1-year-long upgrade and expansion project was funded with $5-million in school reserves, $5-million in financing and $5-million in donations. It added 40,000 square feet, ripped up floors, added technology upgrades, new furnishings, a comfy place for students to hang out with couches, flat-screen TVs and a coffee-juice bar …the works! Continue reading
The Fountain Valley Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a Fountain Valley City Council candidates forum.
The forum featured these candidates: Continue reading
Harris Ahead in Senate Race—Majorities Favor Marijuana Measure, Taxes on Cigarettes and High Earnings
SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2016—California’s likely voters favor Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a wide margin, and most say they are very interested in the upcoming presidential debates. When likely voters are asked what they would like to hear the candidates talk about, they are more likely to name jobs and the economy than any other issue.
These are among the top findings of a statewide survey released today by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), with funding from The James Irvine Foundation. Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26th, 2016
CONTACT: Bryan Shroyer, (916) 319-2065
Kim Issues Statement on Democrats’ Transportation Plan
SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton) today issued the following statement regarding the Democrats’ transportation plan that increases taxes on Californians by $6 billion:
“Californians pay some of the highest gas taxes in the nation, but some in Sacramento want you to pay almost 25 cents more per gallon. Raising gas taxes will hurt working Californians who cannot afford to pay more in taxes. This is a terrible idea that will hurt middle class families across the state, and I am strongly opposed. Continue reading
For Immediate Release: August 23, 2016
Contact: Chris Wangsaporn: (626) 840-5403
Bill to End Tampon Tax Sent to Governor’s Desk
California May Now Join other States and Scrap the Unjust Tax on Women
SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) announced today that her legislation jointly sponsored with Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) to end the sales tax on tampons was approved by both houses of the Legislature and sent to the governor for approval. While the state exempts the sales tax on various health products, tampons and sanitary napkins are the only health necessities exclusive to women that are still taxed. AB 1561 would end this tax on women. Continue reading