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How Chuck Reed's Pension 'Reform' Scheme Doesn't Add Up

Dave Low | Posted 03.11.2014 | San Francisco
Dave Low

California's nonpartisan Legislative Analyst, the state office responsible for analyzing the impact of proposed ballot measures, sent up a large red flag. It said that an initiative that would eliminate the Constitutional vested rights of public employees to retirement and retiree health care could cost "billions of dollars."

HILARIOUS: Jon Stewart Weighs In On New Condom Law

Posted 11.09.2012 | Los Angeles

Jon Stewart is verklempt. On Thursday's episode of "The Daily Show," Stewart played the role of proud papa, holding back tears while discussing th...

Learn More About The Issues Prop 32 Donors Are Funding

frying_pan_news_just_logo | Posted 11.05.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Frying Pan News. By Matthew Fleischer California’s Proposition 32 proposes outlawing the use of automatic payroll...

Prop 37's Top Donor Is 'Strange' Doctor Who Flouts Mainstream Medicine

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Will Evans The companies that make those candy bars leftover from Halloween don't want Califo...

Consequences Dire For LAUSD If Prop 30 Fails

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

Second-graders would miss lessons on prefixes and suffixes. U.S. history students would gloss over the civil rights movement. Parents would have to ...

Jerry Brown Cries Foul Over Secret Donations From Arizona

| Posted 12.26.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Will Evans While Gov. Jerry Brown cries foul over $11 million in unidentified money that rece...

This Year's 'Only-In-LA' Ballot Measure

Los Angeles Daily News | Susan Abram | Posted 12.26.2012 | Los Angeles

In an only-in-L.A. moment, Los Angeles County voters will decide on Election Day if adult-film actors should wear condoms while shooting pornographic ...

Prop 30: Governor Jerry Brown's Tax Initiative

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | San Francisco

Prop 30 would increase state income taxes on the wealthy (those who make over $250,000) for seven years. It would also increase sales taxes by .25 cen...

Prop 40: The Most Bizarre Ballot Measure In California History

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.23.2012 | San Francisco

In 2008, California voters passed a ballot measure that took the responsibility of drawing legislative districts out of the hands of politicians and e...

Prop 39: Groups Spar Over Corporate Taxes

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.23.2012 | San Francisco

Much like Molly Munger’s school tax initiative, Prop 39 is on the ballot largely due to the efforts of a single person: hedge fund billionaire Tom S...

Prop 36: Reshaping California's Three Strikes Law

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco

California’s current Three Strikes law mandates if someone is convicted of three felonies, they are to be sentenced to 25 years to life in prison--e...

Prop 32: Will It Kill California's Labor Unions?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.23.2012 | San Francisco

Prop 32 would ban unions and corporations for using any money deducted from an employee’s paycheck for political purposes. However, when “unio...

Prop 38: Molly Munger's Tax Initiative For School Funding

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Championed by millionaire civil rights attorney Molly Munger, Prop 38 would increase state income taxes on all Californians on a sliding scale for 12 ...

Prop 37: Labeling For GMOs

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Prop 37 would require companies to label all foods that have been made with genetically modified ingredients. It would also prohibit marketing with th...

Prop 35: Harsher Punishments For Human Trafficking Convicts

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Prop 35 would increase fines and prison sentences for convicted human traffickers. It would also require them to register as sex offenders and disclos...

Prop 34: Should California Repeal The Death Penalty?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Prop 34, or the SAFE California initiative, would repeal the death penalty in California. Those already on death row (724 people) would be sentenced t...

Prop 33: Mercury Insurance's Auto Coverage Measure

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles

Mercury Insurance chairman George Joseph sponsored and funded Prop 33, which would allow drivers to carry over their auto insurance histories to diffe...