November 21, 2022

SDUT Profiles Carl DeMaio’s Campaign to Win School Board Seats in San Diego

Reform California’s statewide campaign to reform school boards and remove toxic curriculum from the classroom paid off following the results of the November 2022 election — and it caught the attention of many political observers. The San Diego Union Tribune ran a profile in its Sunday edition today on the grassroots effort to flip school board seats and how the …

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June 8, 2022

DeMaio Leads Signature Drive to Qualify the California Taxpayer Protection Act

Carl DeMaio is leading a statewide signature drive to block costly tax hikes in California. Over 1 million signatures have been collected and just 300,000 more needed by July 16. Californians already pay the highest taxes in the country — and Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio is fighting to change that by forcing a statewide vote on the California Taxpayer …

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June 8, 2022

CA Primary Results: A Bad Night for Democrats

Experts say the Primary Suggests California Could Benefit from a “Red Wave” in 2022; Reform California’s Voter Guide Successful in Boosting Candidates in Key Races  While votes are still being counted across California, the results already paint a bleak picture for California Democrats. The results also point to a strong showing by candidates backed by Reform California. “We are thrilled …

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March 12, 2022

Carl DeMaio Launches Petition to Suspend the State Gas Tax

The price of gas is now a record-breaking $5.18 per gallon statewide in California! Working families are getting CRUSHED, and that’s why we’re mobilizing a grassroots campaign to demand state politicians provide relief by suspending the state’s high gas tax! Here is how we can do this and how you can help! Carl DeMaio has created a statewide petition and grassroots …

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March 12, 2022

Carl DeMaio Spearheads Signature Drive in San Diego to Stop Tax Hikes

Californians already pay the highest taxes in the country — and Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio is fighting to change that. “Californians already pay the highest income tax, the highest sales tax, the highest gas tax, and some of the highest property taxes in the nation — and now politicians even want to impose a new Mileage Tax,” DeMaio warned. …

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October 2, 2021

Carl DeMaio Announces Win in Fight to Block Placement of Sexually Violent Predator

It’s official! San Diego County officials are withdrawing their reckless proposal to place a Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) in Rancho Bernardo. The move came just hours after former San Diego City Councilmember Carl DeMaio held a press conference to release a letter from the owners of the proposed placement property telling the Judge in the case that they had changed …

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July 5, 2021

Webinar: Best Ways to Convince Voters to Recall Gavin Newsom

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio recently hosted a webinar training where he gave our volunteers the best messaging points to use in convincing undecided voters to vote YES on the Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. Watch this informative webinar and learn!  Share these key messaging points with your friends!  

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November 20, 2020

Carl DeMaio’s 2020 Election Recap and Preview of 2022

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio recently hosted a virtual briefing to provide a recap on the 2020 Elections in California and preview some exciting plans for preparing for success in the 2022 elections. In 2020 California voters and reformers scored some major hard fought victories this year. We defeated Prop 15 the massive tax hike, stopped multiple local tax measures …

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October 20, 2020

Carl DeMaio and Crime Victim Advocates Urge Yes on Prop 20

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio and four leaders of crime victim advocacy groups held a press conference today to urge voters to vote YES on Prop 20. Prop 20 will reduce crime and keep our neighborhoods safe by restoring the felony status to a variety of crimes that California politicians have downgraded to mere misdemeanors. Prop 20 would also give victims …

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September 2, 2020

Carl DeMaio Holds Town Hall on Top 12 Target Races in California

It will be a tough election cycle for us in California. Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio is fighting back hard and held a town hall on the top 12 target races in California. DeMaio announced the 12 Top Target Seats for Republicans in California and discussed what can be done to either pick up seats or save seats for Republicans. …

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August 24, 2020

San Diego County Voters Face Expensive November Election Ballot: 13 Tax Hike Measures, $2.5 Billion in New Deb

Carl DeMaio Slams Local Politicians for Proposing Costly Tax Hikes During Pandemic; Urge “NO” Votes on All Local Tax and Bond Measures In the midst of a severe economic downturn and pandemic, local politicians in San Diego county are asking struggling taxpayers for even more money by filling November’s local election ballot with 13 separate tax hike measures. Local politicians hope that a crowded …

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August 10, 2020

Carl DeMaio Challenges Lorena Gonzalez on AB 5 to “Just Say the Words”

Lorena Gonzalez Can’t Say These 10 Words:“AB 5 Doesn’t Apply to Parents Hiring Tutors and Teachers”  Will parents face stiff fines and penalties under a new law called AB-5 if they hire tutors during the Covid-19 shutdown of schools? Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, the author of the controversial law, won’t say. Today Carl DeMaio, Chairman of Reform California, challenged Gonzalez to put the question …

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August 7, 2020

Carl DeMaio Working to Suspend AB5 for Parents and Children

Governor Newsom is threatening parents with penalties for hiring tutors during his shut down of schools. Carl DeMaio sets the record straight on the issue and is calling for the Governor to repeal AB5 so parents don’t have their children fall behind and so that tutors can teach our children. Sign and share the petition to demand the repeal of …

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August 3, 2020

San Diego County Caught Reporting FALSE Covid Data

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio was on KUSI to discuss that we are not analyzing the right Covid data. DeMaio shows that positive case counts are not the best indicator for this disease – as more tests are conducted, more positive cases will be found. DeMaio says hospitalization rates and deaths are much better indicators to analyze when implementing government mandated …

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July 30, 2020

California Supreme Court Ruling on Pension Reform Falls Short

Today the California Supreme Court issued a ruling that upholds the modest PEPRA pension reform law enacted by former Governor Jerry Brown.  While the ruling may seem like a win for taxpayers, Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio, who also authored San Diego’s 2012 landmark pension reform initiative, says the ruling is quite narrow and provides little legal relief for taxpayers. …

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June 26, 2020

Carl DeMaio Launches Campaign to Protect Prop 13 and Stop Property Tax Hikes

This is it – politicians in Sacramento have launched their all-out assault to repeal Prop 13 and raise taxes this November. Carl DeMaio, Chairman of Reform California, has launched the resistance to save and protect Prop 13 and organized a statewide virtual town hall where he outlined the campaign to protect Prop 13 and gave instructions on how supporters can …

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May 28, 2020

Carl DeMaio Holds Town Hall On Risks Facing Small Businesses from AB5 & PAGA

Carl DeMaio held a town hall with the California Business and Industrial Alliance where they warning Californians about costly new mandates stemming from AB5 and PAGA that are being implemented by Sacramento politicians. The negative impacts of Covid 19 and new enforcement actions on AB5 and PAGA are destroying jobs. Lost wages may never be recovered and businesses may not …

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May 22, 2020

Reform California Supports Lawsuit to Impose Integrity on California Voting

Reform California is announcing its support for a lawsuit brought by the Long Beach Reform Coalition alleging that the new approach to voting in California violates state and federal law. The lawsuit challenges the outcome of a tax increase measure in Long Beach (Measure A, March 2020 Primary) and contends that Los Angeles County failed to maintain integrity in the …

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May 5, 2020

Poll shows voters oppose Governor Newsom’s coronavirus policies

Carl DeMaio was on KUSI this morning to discuss how the majority of Californians are opposed to Gavin Newsom’s coronavirus policies. Reform California’s statewide poll shows that 72% of Californians want the state’s economy reopened by now and believe there is a better way to re-open the state than the statewide all-or-nothing lockdown approach Governor Gavin Newsom is pursuing.

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May 4, 2020

Poll Shows California Voters Support Reopening, Support the Right to Protest, and Oppose Covid-19 Payouts to Illegal Immigrants

“Governor Gavin Newsom is out of step with a bipartisan majority of California voters who believe there is a safe way to return to work.” –Carl DeMaio, Chairman, Reform California   A survey of 1,285 likely voters conducted by Remington Research for Reform California over the weekend (May 1-2) shows Californians believe there is a better way to re-open the state …

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April 22, 2020

Carl DeMaio Outlines Campaign to Protect Prop 13 and Stop Property Tax Hikes

Politicians in Sacramento have launched their all-out assault to repeal Prop 13 and raise taxes this November. Carl DeMaio, Chairman of Reform California, is leading the resistance to save and protect Prop 13 and organized a statewide virtual town hall where he outlined the campaign to protect Prop 13 and gave instructions on how supporters can join in the efforts …

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April 3, 2020

Now is the Time to Help, Not Hurt Small Businesses in California

By Carl DeMaio If Governor Gavin Newsom and California Democrats really wanted to help struggling small businesses and millions of unemployed California workers they would immediately suspend or repeal a variety of damaging and costly taxes, mandates and regulations that have been choking the California economy for years. At the top of the list of relief should be the repeal …

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March 23, 2020

Carl DeMaio: Low Marks for California’s Coronavirus Response

Since we relaunched my radio show 10 days ago, we’ve focused entirely on the Coronavirus and whether California’s elected officials are effectively addressing the public health and economic challenges. The short answer is no – and here’s why. You know I’ve criticized New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo a lot in the past, but I have to give credit where credit …

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July 16, 2019

Carl DeMaio Warns Homelessness and Rodent Infestations in California May Cause Public Health Crisis

Carl DeMaio joined leading experts in public health and vector pest control today in released an explosive report showing an explosion in the rodent population in California cities across the state and a spike in dangerous diseases such as Typhus. “California is being overrun by rodents – and without immediate emergency action by state and local government, we face significant …

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June 5, 2019

Carl DeMaio Pledges Defense of Citizens’ Pension Reform Initiative

On Monday, the San Diego City Council will meet behind closed doors to vote on whether to invalidate the 2012 Prop B Citizens’ Pension Reform Initiative, disturbingly overriding the will of the voters. “By voting to seek the invalidation of Prop B the Citizens’ Pension Reform Initiative, city politicians are attempting to overturn the results of the 2012 election and …

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May 20, 2019

Carl DeMaio Forms Coalition to Oppose Sanctuary State Law

Carl DeMaio and Local Leaders to Issue Urgent Call to Action As County Board Considers Opposition to Sanctuary State Law Carl DeMaio and a coalition of concerned San Diego citizens are urging the Board of Supervisors of San Diego County to join other cities and counties in California in filing a legal challenge to overturn SB 54 the Sanctuary State …

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