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NEWS: IRS Awards Bonuses to 1,100 Who Owe Back Taxes

The Associated Press reports according to a federal investigator, the Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes.

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NEWS: Oil and gas industry generates thousands of jobs in California, report finds

Los Angeles Times story on a new report conducted by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corp., which shows the oil and gas industry creates about 49,000 jobs in Los Angeles County and billions of tax revenue in California.

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Tags: Jobs

NEWS: California's Governor Wants Water Tunnels. Antitax Group Wants to Know Who Pays

Bloomberg News reports on a letter sent to the California Resource Agency by HJTA asking the state to produce a detailed financing plan on a proposed $25 billion tunnel that would transport snowmelt to farms and cities.

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OPINION: California budget “surplus”? …Nope, not so much.

Erika Johnsen, writing for explains how the budget "surplus" Governor Brown has prided himself on is nothing more than accounting gimmickry.

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NEWS: Legislators Conceal Budget with Empty Bills

Democrats in the Legislature recently passed 40 empty bills related to the State Budget. However, they have not yet revealed what they plan to put in these bills, leading some to question why they are keeping their proposal secret.

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Tags: budget