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Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Legislative Report

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) has released its 2013 Legislative Report Card.  HJTA’s scorecard is intended as a tool to help struggling California taxpayers hold legislators of both parties accountable.  Of the 120 members of the Legislature, 79 received a grade of “F” while only 25 earned an “A” grade.  Twenty bills were used and represent the priorities of Association’s 200,000 members.

Nine lawmakers received a perfect score including Senator Ted Gaines for the 2nd year.

Senator Gaines said he is just representing his constituents.

Ted Gaines HJTA 1

Gaines says he and the tax payers association are still trying to repeal the fire tax.

Ted Gaines HJTA 2

To review the Report Card in its entirety and to see how individual representatives scored, visit HJTA.org and look under “Hot Topics” at the bottom of the home page.

Ted Gaines

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