sen. ted gaines

California’s tax-and-spend cycle continues

By Sen. Ted Gaines   The California legislature has descended into policy madhouse where decisions defy every bit of fiscal and economic common sense and serve to put workin ...

Sen. Ted Gaines promoting fear mongering in his healthcare column

Re:  “Costs would be sickening for proposed health care” on page 5,    June 15 Lincoln News Messenger. Ted Gaines is implying that his fellow legisl ...

Costs would be sickening for proposed health care

  Are you ready for California to double your taxes? What about triple or quadruple them? A bill currently making its way through the state Legislature could push tax rate ...

Taxpayers gouged at the pump

Here are a few facts that should give pause to anyone supporting California’s new gas tax: Caltrans is overstaffed by 3,500 people, wasting $500 million every year that could ...

Sen. Gaines seeks entries for student video contest

Hosting a video contest, Sen. Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) is seeking entries from high school and college undergraduates who reside in the 1st Senate District. The theme for short, e ...

Ganned if you do, Ganned if you don’t

From the same governor who brought you the illegal fire tax now comes a plan to blow the top off California’s spending cap and leave taxpayers on the hook for tens of billion ...

Sanctuary state bad idea for California

  In its continued quest to lead the nation in irresponsible governance, the California State Senate is moving forward with Senate Bill (SB) 54. The bill completely dismisses ...

Sen. Gaines calls for investigation into Cal Fire

  In response to recent reports saying the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) hid $3.6 million with the California District Attorneys Associatio ...