Meanwhile, a measure for a bond issue and property tax hike for the Fenton Fire District, which needed more than 57 percent to pass, failed with a little over 50 percent support. The proposal, which would have hiked taxes by 35 cents per $100 assessed valuation, was a scaled-back version of a proposed 50-cent tax increase that voters defeated last November. … [Read more...] about More bucks for cops: Jefferson County follows St. Louis County’s example
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In this most recent gubernatorial race, the company, its executives, founders and heirs contributed $800,000 to Putnam and his political committee. Publix later halted all political contributions after gun reform activists encouraged boycotts of Publix for its donations to Putnam, who in 2017 called himself a “proud NRA [National Rifle Association] sellout.” … [Read more...] about Adam Putnam hired donor’s son for $91K job in his state agency. There’s a Publix tie.
Insurance commissioner: State Sen. Ricardo Lara has a narrow lead over independent Steve Poizner in their race to succeed Dave Jones as state insurance commissioner. Poizner was a Republican when he held the job from 2007 to 2011. He ran without a party preference this time. Lara holds 50.8 percent of the vote. … [Read more...] about Here’s what happened in California’s election while you were sleeping
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CA Renewable Energy StudyOn April 26, California’s nonpartisan Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes released Finding the Sweet Spot: Green Energy Incentives and Job Creation, requested by Senate President Pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D), arguing the state should create a state-sponsored “green bank” offering loans to cleantech companies willing to base their operations and create jobs in California. The report argues a green bank would create jobs, drive green innovation, and lessen the California taxpayer burden by replacing grants with loans. The report went on to urge the addition of a “clawback” provision in the new incentive programs to minimize taxpayer losses in the event a company fails to achieve certain goals or goes bankrupt. The report also studied the state's Self-Generation Incentive Program, the sales and use tax exemption on green industry manufacturing equipment, and the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program. … [Read more...] about Energy and Environment Law Update- April 29, 2012