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GOP Legislators Draft Legislation to Avoid Future Text Taxes

Although a federal ruling recently put the kibosh on a California plan to tax text messages, Republicans in the Assembly want to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) announced his intention to prohibit the California Public Utilities Commission from taxing or applying fees to text messages....

Homeschool Lessons in Civics: How To Kill a Bill

The second of two California bills addressing homeschool regulation failed at an Assembly committee hearing Wednesday (April 25). AB 2756, authored by Assemblyman Jose Medina (D-Riverside) would have categorized the type of school on a form filed by private educators. One of the categories was homeschools. The state considers homeschools...