Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

California State Lawmakers Introduce Legislator To Regulate Appearance Of Toy Guns

2,000 Invited To New California Senate Leader’s Expensive Disney Concert Hall ‘Inauguration’

The California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation, which receives donations from special interests seeking influence in the Legislature, is picking up the estimated $50,000 tab.



Study Finds State Workers’ Benefits Grow 3 Times Faster Than Private Sector

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is releasing findings after poring over state worker pay between 2005 and 2010.


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Taxpayer Group Sues Over Rural Fire Fee

A taxpayer group, joined by plaintiffs throughout California, filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to block a fee that is being assessed on more than 800,000 property owners to raise money for fire prevention.


Lawmaker's Car

On The Money: Legislator Cars

It’s a perk that California politicians have been getting for decades – the use of a taxpayer supported car. But what happens when those state lawmakers no longer want those vehicles?