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No on Prop 15: Carl DeMaio and Small Business Owners Warn of New Home-Based Business Tax

Carl DeMaio and a coalition of small business owners and advocates today held a press conference to urge voters to vote NO on Prop 15 – the massive statewide property tax hike on the November ballot. “We already know that Prop 15 immediately imposes a massive tax hike on California’s small businesses, but we are also now learning that the …

Carl DeMaio’s California Election Guide 2020

The 2020 California General Election ballot is REALLY long and confusing – and over 240 tax hikes have been placed on the ballot this cycle. Worse, politicians have even deceptively worded several ballot measures to hide the tax hikes and other bad policies! Fortunately, Carl DeMaio reviews all ballot measures and candidates and produces a “Plain English” voter guide to …

Carl DeMaio Blasts Court Decision to Make California Tax Hikes Easier

Liberal judges are trying to fool voters by lowering the bar for tax hikes. Their decision allows tax hikes with a majority vote rather than a two-thirds majority vote. Carl DeMaio and Reform California are fighting back on this decision so politicians cannot raise our taxes more easily.

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. …

Carl DeMaio Leads Coalition to Defeat All Tax Hikes on the Ballot in San Diego County

Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio is leading several coalition groups in San Diego County to warn local voters of the 13 tax hike measures that can bring over $2.5 billion in new debt to taxpayers. Watch his interview warning voters of the tax hikes and what they can do to help stop them from passing.

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 …

Carl DeMaio challenges Lorena Gonzalez to say ‘AB 5 doesn’t apply to parents hiring tutors’

LORENA COULDN’T SAY IT! Carl DeMaio challenged Asm. Lorena Gonzalez to say “AB 5 does not apply to parents hiring teachers or tutors” but she refused. Parents deserve a clear answer – so he is once again calling on Governor Newsom to suspend AB5 for any parents who hire tutors or teachers.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Carl DeMaio Holds Town Hall On Covid-19 Wave Of Bankruptcies In CA State/Local Gov

Today Reform California Chairman Carl DeMaio convened with statewide leaders warning Californians about the potential Covid-19 related bankruptcies in state and local governments Watch our town hall on what can be done to mitigate the damage.

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.

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 …

Carl DeMaio Holds Town Hall on Campaign to Repeal AB5 and Defend the Right to Work

Carl DeMaio, Chairman of Reform California, is leading the fight to repeal AB5 and defend our freedom to work. Today Carl held a statewide virtual town hall with Assemblyman Kevin Kiley and other state leaders on how they are organizing the campaign the repeal AB5 and how supporters can join in efforts in their areas.

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 …

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 …

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 …

Carl DeMaio Statement: THANK YOU – and The Fight Continues!

With only a handful of votes left to be counted, our campaign has fallen short of making the runoff in the race for Congress. While I am disappointed, I am filled with two other emotions: gratitude for supporters like you and pride in the incredible campaign we ran. In this race we had to take on both the Democrat machine, …

Carl DeMaio Endorsement Guide: March 2020 Election

The March 2020 ballot is REALLY long! With a bunch of confusing ballot measures and hundreds of candidates running for office, voters can feel overwhelmed and lost. Fortunately, Carl DeMaio has thoroughly researched and vetted measures and candidates. Carl has issued an endorsement in almost every race. Read Carl’s full San Diego election guide at SanDiegoElectionGuide.com

DeMaio Releases “CLEAN Streets” Initiative to Combat Homelessness

Congressional Candidate Carl DeMaio today released a major initiative to combat homelessness which has reached epidemic proportions in California’s cities. DeMaio is calling his initiative “CLEAN Streets” which stands for “Coordinated Law Enforcement Action Now” on homeless on the street. DeMaio blames a “culture of coddling” homeless for the crisis and says law enforcement must be given back powers to …