Democratic candidate Zak Mohyuddin (via The Tennessean)
A Tennessee Republican county commissioner and self-professed Christian patriot, Mark Kelly can come up with just one reason why voters should choose him over his Democratic challenger: He’s a Christian and the other guy is undeniably Muslim.
On July 16th, Kelly sent out a campaign letter to constituents asking that they support him and not…
Eighteen percent of cities now ban sleeping in public, and 42% of cities ban sleeping in vehicles.
Dire predictions about jobs being destroyed spread across California in 2012 as voters debated whether to enact the sales and, for those near the top of the income ladder, stiff income tax increases in Proposition 30. Million-dollar-plus earners face a 3 percentage-point increase on each additional dollar.
“It hurts small business and kills jobs,” warned the Sacramento Taxpayers Association, the National Federation of Independent Business/California, and Joel Fox, president of the Small Business Action Committee.
So what happened after voters approved the tax increases, which took effect at the start of 2013?
Last year California added 410,418 jobs, an increase of 2.8 percent over 2012, significantly better than the 1.8 percent national increase in jobs.