Tag Archives: Americans for Prosperity

It is not a Farm Bill

They just keep spending. Apparently unfazed by the spending-driven crisis in Europe and our $16 trillion debt here at home, the U.S. Senate is actually considering whether to spend a trillion dollars over the next ten years on the so-called … Continue reading

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Taxpayers See Red in Wine Stimulus

As part of the federal government’s infamous stimulus spending spree, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decided against competitive bidding for a bridge in Napa Valley. The government awarded the contract to a small Alaska construction company called Suulutaaq Inc. … Continue reading

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California Spending by Day, Hour and Second

Government over-spending in California continues unabated despite poor economic conditions. In 2007, state revenue was over $105 billion. In 2012, state revenue will be just $82 billion. California’s debt service will increase to $9.2 billion without any new borrowing. This … Continue reading

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Californians Don’t Want Tax Increases, They Want Pension Reform

The Public Policy Institute of California today has released a poll that shows 77 percent of Californians want a say in the state’s taxing and spending decisions, while 68 percent think a special election is a “good idea.” The PPIC … Continue reading

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Welcome to California, The Welfare State

California is one of the most generous states in the nation toward illegal immigrants, teachers, the unemployed, and single mothers. It’s also just about bankrupt. As the saying goes, it’s easy to be generous with other people’s money. Read more…

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California’s Government Bureaucracy

Want to know where all your tax dollars are going? Americans for Prosperity California exposes the complex bureaucracy that puts the Soviet Union to shame.

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Top Ten Most Outrageous Government Pensions

David Spady lists California’s Top Ten Most Outrageous Government Pensions and explains why California needs real reforms to prevent a pension crisis.

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