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Governor doesn’t keep promises, raises taxes

Have you received the refund for your tripled tax car registration? There is no reason to celebrate. Gov. Davis charged the car fee upfront; Gov. Arnold is charging it to your credit card. Davis’ illegal borrowing of 11 billion dollars to balance the budget and Arnold’s 4 billion dollars for the car registration refund equals 15 billion dollars. Calling this tax a bond is still money out of your pocket.

The California Constitution forbids borrowing money to balance the budget. It is illegal. What part of “illegal” do the governor and the legislators not understand? Voting in a new proposition that restates the same law will not matter. The existing laws are ignored without penalties and consequences.

Remember Arnold’s broom ” to sweep the Capitol clean and the audit to deal with the bloated budget? Arnold swept the audit under the rug; the broom is gone, gone, gone and the tax, tax, tax is still here.



California voted for a change; what happened? All we got is a phony act, with unkept promises by the governor, and new taxes.

Are the people the real government?




Frances Pohorsky

Grass Valley


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