Archive for January 1st, 2015

InlandPolitics: Gas prices jump on new carbon tax


Thursday, January 1, 2015 – 11:00 a.m.

California continues down the path of the overall highest taxed state in the nation. A nickel here, a dime here, a quarter-cent there!

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SacBee: New year brings new California laws

New Laws - 2015

By Jeremy B. White
12/31/2014 11:23 PM

Making resolutions, unwrapping new calendars and preparing to obey a stack of new laws: all regular January traditions in California, where the ever-busy Legislature sent Gov. Jerry Brown 1,074 measures in 2014.

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The Hill: Budget war looms for Obama, GOP

The Hill

By Rebecca Shabad – 01/01/15 – 06:00 AM EST

The federal budget is almost certain to be the central battleground between President Obama and the new Republican Congress in 2015.

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U.S. Capitol

By Jim Puzzanghera
December 31, 2014

The economy boomed through most of last year, a time when the nation’s capital was devoid of major budget fights and threats of government shutdown.

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WashPost: With eye on 2016, Jeb Bush resigns from all boards

Jeb Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens before speaking at the National Summit on Education Reform in Washington in November. (Susan Walsh/AP)

By Tom Hamburger and Lyndsey Layton
December 31, 2014

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, moving closer to a possible presidential run, has resigned all of his corporate and nonprofit board memberships, including with his own education foundation, his office said late Wednesday night.

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Politico: Jeb Bush donates $10,000 for slain NYPD officers


By Maggie Haberman
12/31/14 7:34 PM EST

Likely 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Jeb Bush gave $10,000 to a charity that’s raising money to help the families of the two NYPD officers murdered in their patrol car earlier this month.

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InlandPolitics: Happy New Year – 2015

Happy New Year - 2015

Thursday, January 1, 2015 – 12:00 a.m.

InlandPolitics would like to wish everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous 2015.