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SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Bill Brough (R–Dana Point) issued the following statement today after the California State Assembly passed Senate Bill 1, which is the Governor’s $52 billion tax increase for the next 10 years to fund transportation. SB 1 will enact a $5.2 billion annual tax increase for transportation with almost no significant funding for traffic congestion relief. Californians across this state face long commute times, gridlock and the effect of years of neglect to our roadways. The Public Policy Institute of California found that nearly 60 percent of Californians view traffic…
SACRAMENTO: Assemblyman Bill Brough (R-Dana Point) introduced sweeping political reform legislation today that would stop candidates or interested agencies from sending taxpayer funded mass mailings close to an election. “Voter contact is an essential and honorable aspect of our democracy, but it must also be protected from abuse and manipulation,” said Brough. “My legislation will restore both common sense and common purpose to an aspect of elections that is well out of control.” Brough’s legislation will stop the issuing of “mass mailings” by both political candidates and government…