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2013 Tea Party Events

Tea Party Events in the U.S. – 2013

The following links are your resources for taxpayer parades and tax rally events in California and across the U.S. Check out these websites to look for upcoming events in your area.

Click Here to view the Bay Area Patriots website.

Click Here to view the California Tea Party Groups website.  Read more >>

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(PR): HJTA Asks Court to Reconsider Adverse High Speed Rail Bond Ruling

Sacramento — Today the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, one of the defendants in litigation brought by the State to validate the sale of $8.6 billion in bonds for California’s troubled high speed rail project, filed pleadings asking the Court of Appeal to reconsider its ruling, issued July 31, approving the bond sale.  Read more >>

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SUPREME COURT AGREES WITH HJTA

The California Supreme Court agrees with HJTA that the Legislature does not have the authority to place purely advisory measures on the ballot. The Court has prohibited the Secretary of State form taking further action on Prop. 49, which if passed, would have advised Congress to initiate a constitutional amendment that would limit the ability of groups and organizations to participate in political activity. As a result of the Court’s Aug. 11 decision, Prop. 49 will not appear on the November ballot.  Read more >>

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(PR) HJTA Files Class Action Against Pasadena Over Unfair Water Rates

The City of Pasadena has been served with a class action lawsuit filed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association on behalf of nonresident water customers, challenging the rates the City charges them for water.

Pasadena Water and Power, a department of the City, provides water to residents of Pasadena, but also serves territory outside the City. It maintains two rate classes; one for city residents and another for nonresidents. Nonresidents pay 25% more for their water.  Read more >>

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(PR) HJTA Files Suit to Remove Senate Bill 1272 from Ballot

Today (22) the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association filed a legal action seeking to remove Senate Bill 1272 from the statewide November ballot. SB 1272, which would appear on the ballot as Proposition 49, is yet another effort by the California Legislature to pervert the election process.  Read more >>

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