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Oroville Lake and Dam (Breitbart News)

California Rain Expected to Boost Hydro-Electric Revenue

Data from the U.S. Energy Information Agency suggest that the state could receive an extra $900 million in new hydro-electric revenue as a result of record California rain — and that the cash could pay for some of the damage to the Oroville Dam, the Los Angeles Aqueduct, and much of California’s key flood control infrastructure.

Immigrants rights activists chant during a sanctuary city rally held in National City, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006. National City Mayor Nick Inzunza is proposing that the city become a sanctuary for illegal immigrants. A counter protest organized by the Minuteman Project drew over a hundred people opposed to the …

New AG Can ‘Flip the Switch’ To Stop Funding Sanctuary Cities, Says Texas Congressman

The Trump Administration will be able to “flip the switch” on federal funding to the nation’s top-ten sanctuary jurisdictions on day one, says U.S. Representative John Culberson (R-TX). Speaking to a group of supporters in Houston this week, Culberson said existing law allows the Trump Administration to not only stop future funding to these jurisdictions, but actually take back past funding.

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California State Departments Funded Raises with Ghost Employees

Seven months after a Sacramento Bee investigation revealed how State of California departments play a personnel shell game to pad their budgets with millions in tax dollars earmarked for staffing salaries, an audit released Friday on the Department of Finance’s website confirmed that phantom employees are very widespread, and some of the cash allocated for salaries has been used to pay for raises and other unauthorized spending instead.