A new charter school in affluent Ross Valley marks the latest chapter in California’s education wars.
It’s time for California, long a leader in green energy investment, to take another big step forward on the environment and job creation. When Californians passed Proposition 39 last year, they voted for more carbon reduction, school improvements and jobs – all through a five-year, $2.5 billion program using revenues from newly closed tax loopholes […]
When voters approved Proposition 39 last November, they were voting for good clean-energy jobs, and energy efficiency projects in public schools and other public facilities that would save taxpayers money. The proposition closed a corporate tax loophole and will provide up to $550 million annually in savings that, in the first four years, will go […]
Why does California reward ultra-rich companies that move jobs out of the state? We’ll tell you why. In 2009, during secret, behind-closed-doors budget negotiations, a handful of state legislators and Gov. Schwarzenegger snuck in a colossal but little-known corporate tax giveaway into the budget in the dead of night. This loophole, known as the “elective […]