Archive for July 1st, 2013

The Making of the Sausage with the Senate Immigration Bill

Monday July 1st, 2013   •   Posted by Cherylyn LeBon at 9:13am PDT   •   3 Comments

The hotly debated Senate version of the immigration bill passed last week. While much of the conversation focused on the “Gang of Eight’s” inability to provide a border security proposal which would satisfy a majority of Republicans, not as much attention was given to the pork laden aspect of the legislation. An attempt to…
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Monday July 1st, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:37am PDT   •   1 Comment

We noted in March that California’s Board of Equalization jacked up the excise tax on gasoline by nearly 9 percent, 3.5 cents, to 39.5 cents a gallon. That tax hike takes effect today, July 1, and has nothing to do with market forces. The Board of Equalization, a tax agency, approved the excise tax…
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