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Gaines Gazette: Special Edition
December 22, 2016
In This Issue: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year | New Year, Big Changes?
Senator Gaines Announces 2017-18 Committee Assignments
December 21, 2016
Senator Gaines will remain in his post as vice chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee. He is also a member of the Senate Committees on Governmental Organization; Energy, Utilities and Communications; Transportation and Housing; and Legislative Ethics.
Senator Gaines Introduces Bill To Help California Veterans In Bonus Repayment Fiasco
December 5, 2016
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today introduced legislation that will help California National Guard veterans caught in the bonus repayment fiasco get financial justice from the federal government.
Gaines Gazette: December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016
In This Issue: | Happy Holidays! | 2017 Legislative Priorities | Remembering Modoc Sheriff’s Deputy Jack Hopkins | FTB Responds To Call For Task Force To Help Victimized Veterans | Operation Gobble | Response To California’s Fiscal Outlook | Dedicating Richard “Dick” Dickerson Memorial Highway | Tahoe Chamber Blue Ribbon Awards
Franchise Tax Board Responds To Senator Gaines' Call For Task Force To Help Victimized Veterans
November 21, 2016
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today reported that, per his request, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) has put into place a dedicated study team to evaluate the taxation of California National Guard Bonus repayments.
Senator Gaines Issues Statement On California's Fiscal Outlook
November 16, 2016
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today issued the following statement regarding the Legislative Analyst’s Office fiscal outlook for 2017-18: “This report highlights an increased level of uncertainty and volatility for our state’s economic future. This doesn’t come as a surprise...
Gaines Gazette: November 1, 2016
November 1, 2016
In This Issue: California Veterans Bonus Repayment Fiasco | Salute To Veterans | Disappointed In Signing Of Senate Bill 1146 | Touring Shasta Venture Hub | Earning Top Grades For Taxpayers & Small Businesses | November Is National Diabetes Awareness Month | California’s Business Climate & Verizon Closure | Don’t Forget To Vote November 8
Senator Gaines Calls For Tax Task Force To Help Victimized Veterans
October 27, 2016
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today sent the following letter to Franchise Tax Board Executive Officer Selvi Stanislaus requesting that she create a dedicated task force to support the California National Guard veterans enmeshed in the bonus repayment fiasco: Dear Executive Officer...
Senator Gaines Asks Governor To Support California Veterans In Bonus Repayment Fiasco
October 24, 2016
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today sent the following letter to Governor Jerry Brown requesting that he take action to support the California National Guard veterans being forced to repay enlistment bonuses: Dear Governor Brown, I am writing to ask you to be a champion for more...
Senator Gaines Earns "A" Grade For Taxpayers
October 17, 2016
Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado) today announced that he has earned an “A” grade for the 10th year in a row on the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association’s 2016 Legislative Report Card, which grades lawmakers on their votes on issues important to taxpayers. He was one of only seven lawmakers out of...
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