Roger Niello

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Below are my recommendations for the June 8th Primary Election Governor: Meg Whitman Secretary of State: Damon Dunn Controller: Tony Strickland Treasurer: Mimi Walters Attorney General: Tom Harmon Ins. Commissioner: Mike Villines U.S. Senator: Chuck Devore State Senate District 4: Doug LaMalfa Assembly District 5: Andy Pugno County Bd of Ed Dist. 3: Matt Hedges County BOS, District 2: Jimmy More

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Please join me and Senator George Runner at our second Foster Care and Adoption Day event on May 15. This time, we will be at Arcade Church in Sacramento. If you are considering adoption or becoming a foster parent, please come out to this workshop to find out what you need to know. Specific information on the event is here More

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The Governor signed SB 401 yesterday afternoon, just three days before the April 15 Tax filing deadline.  This is good news and will save many displaced homeowners a lot of anxiety and grief about their potential tax bills from forgiven mortgage debt on negotiated short sales in 2009.  The Franchise Tax Board posted this information on their website regarding the More

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Take a look at this video of Joseph Vranich, a “business relocation coach” that helps businesses relocate from California to other states. He runs down the top ten list of why businesses are calling the moving companies and leaving California. After viewing this, it is any wonder why California’s unemployment rate is still so high. California is no longer competitive More

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Below you’ll find the video highlights, or maybe we ought to call them lowlights, of our Roseville Business regulatory hearings held in January. Unfortunately, everywhere we go, we continue to find stories of businesses who are prevented from growing and hiring new employees or are being forced to look elsewhere to grow. Senator Cox and I are committed to continue More

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You know you’re having an impact when the opposition squeals. And, sometimes the more shrill the squeal the more successful you can feel. Such is the case for Senator Dave Cox’s and my hearings on business regulations. A liberal blogger, Adam Eran, has taken the bait. See his piece here. Aside from his clumsy attempt at misdirection, he opens his More

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Senator Dave Cox and I held hearings earlier this week at the State Capitol and in Citrus Heights to hear from area-employers who are frustrated by the myriad of state and local regulations. As you can see from the attached video clip of the State Capitol hearing, we heard from several local business owners and representatives who are fearful of More

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I appeared today before the California Air Resource Board to offer my testimony in support of a suspension of the truck and bus diesel regulations that CARB enacted last year.

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The vast majority of us did a good job of picking our parents. There are thousands of kids in the Sacramento region however, who did not. Locally, there are about 4,000 children who “chose poorly”, were born into an abusive situation and had to be removed from their homes. They are our foster children. One’s birth, of course, is not More

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Last Monday, November 9, I did a radio interview with Chris Reed, an editorial writer with the San Diego Union Tribune and the host of his own radio show on KOGO am radio in San Diego. We discussed CARB’s lack of any response to the letter that 52 members of the legislature sent in September requesting a suspension of on-road More

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