K. Lloyd Billingsley Archive

K. Lloyd Billingsley is a Policy Fellow at the Independent Institute and a columnist at The Daily Caller.

Homeless Get House Calls, Courtesy of Taxpayers

California taxpayers may be paying for more than they bargained for.

Drinking Water Tax the Last Straw for Californians?

California governor Jerry Brown wants to impose the state’s first-ever tax on drinking water.

Power to the Workers: Shut Down the Farm Labor Board

California’s Fifth District Court of Appeal has now demanded that the state Agricultural Labor Relations Board reveal the results of a 2013 decertification election at Gerawan Farms, a major grower in the central valley.

Golden Deep State

The surging national economy has given California a budget surplus by some accounts of more than $5 billion, with tax collections up about $3.8 billion above what Governor Jerry Brown anticipated in January. California taxpayers should not expect Brown to return any money to the taxpayers, in the style of governor George Deukmejian, who…
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