Michael Semler

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Professor of Government at California State Universtiy, Sacramento

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California state spending  rises  faster than revenue, and nobody wants new taxes.  Programs for the most needy people get cut first.   Governor Schwarzenegger says  privatizing the…

Privatize the California Lottery?

California state spending rises faster than revenue, and nobody wants new taxes.  Programs for the most needy people get cut first.  Governor Schwarzenegger says privatizing the…

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Governor Schwarzenegger has signed a  new law  moving California's presidential primaries up to February the 5 of next year.

CA Presidential Primary Officially Moved to February 5

Governor Schwarzenegger has signed a new law moving California's presidential primaries up to February the 5 of next year.

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