Fixing California- A review

By Chantal Lovell
07/23/2021
Forty-some-odd candidates have officially thrown their hats into the ring to replace Governor Gavin Newsom if voters recall him September 14. The list is a mere fraction of the 135 who faced off during the 2003 Gray Davis recall election, and, dare I say, a generally saner, though less well-known, bunch. There are a handful...

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Use federal aid on students, not unions

By Chantal Lovell
07/23/2021
Editor’s note: This column is an expansion of a piece the author previously published in CalMatters on July 22, 2021. You can read that piece here. A massive battle is about to hit California school districts, and parents must prepare to fight for their students. Through a series of federal relief packages passed in Washington,...

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Two wins for students!

By Chantal Lovell
07/16/2021
In a true testament to the impact engaged parents can have, California officials chose in two separate instances this week to put kids and their education before woke politics. It’s something not seen enough these days, and certainly worth celebrating when it happens. The first student-centric victory came on Tuesday, when the Los Angeles Unified...

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Here we go again …

By Chantal Lovell
07/12/2021
Randi Weingarten is once again trying to gaslight the American public. First, she ludicrously claimed teachers unions had actually been fighting to reopen schools – not keep them closed – since April 2020. Now, she’s trying to fool parents into thinking assignments titled “Why I’m a racist” and “White savior complex” aren’t critical race theory....

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A union changes its spots

By Chantal Lovell
06/04/2021
CPC’s work to reduce the corrupt influence of government unions in state politics achieved a historic win with the announcement that one of the state’s most powerful unions will end political spending.  Elected last week as president of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1000, Richard Louis Brown said he’ll end the union’s political spending,...

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