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The High-speed Rail Program
Abolish it and put the money towards water infrastructure or give it back to the people through tax breaks.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to build twin tunnels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta
1.Water agencies should have their water rights protected
2.Incentivize technology: nuclear/methane desalination
3.Funding for storage
4.Equalized state representation
5.Policy protecting private property & groundwater from state oversight
Keeping it illegal helps fortify the collective norm, which unifies society, and sends a message to youth that it is unacceptable and not beneficial to the community and state to intentionally impair themselves physically and mentally.
I would cut expenditures in any of the state’s 500 agencies first before proposing taxes. Then , the money should be redirected : Taxes stay local! Communities best address their needs, from social to infrastructure and they need their revenue.
Social Service Programs in California.
Local organizations (i.e. non-profits) provide the most effective and efficient solutions to social needs. They can be strengthened by putting more discretionary money in the taxpayer’s pocket by cutting state agencies, taxes, fines and fees.
Gun restrictions: Do you believe California’s gun policy should be more or less restrictive?
With felonies becoming misdemeanors, we will have more criminals on the street. This will encourage and promote criminal behavior. The best solution is to let the people arm themselves according to their comfort levels with appropriate training.