Bill Bradley

New West Notes

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Political columnist for the Huffington Post, he blogs daily at New West Notes, an online political newsletter; author of The New American Story; former chief political writer for the LA Weekly; former senior advisor to the California Democratic Party; senior advisor to Jerry Brown during his 1992 presidential campaign, he advised Brown's sister Katherine Brown, on her 1994 gubernatorial campaign; former senator (D-NJ) and former presidential candidate (2000)

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Since Proposition 13 passed in 1978, there have been some tax increases, but mostly there have been drastic cuts in government services at the state and local levels.

Are there Tax Increases in California's Future?

Since Proposition 13 passed in 1978, there have been some tax increases, but mostly there have been drastic cuts in government services at the state and local levels.

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Late today -- for the first time in decades -- the state legislature late was on its way to passing a spending plan by the  Constitutional deadline , which expires at midnight…

The Democrats' Budget, a Budget Nobody Wants

Late today -- for the first time in decades -- the state legislature late was on its way to passing a spending plan by the Constitutional deadline , which expires at midnight…

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President Obama today  appointed  a Californian to be Secretary of Commerce, with special emphasis on reducing US dependence on foreign oil.

SoCal Edison Executive to Head Commerce Department

President Obama today appointed a Californian to be Secretary of Commerce, with special emphasis on reducing US dependence on foreign oil.

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