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January 18, 1993 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tom McClintock, the quintessential political outsider during his 10 years in the Assembly, is leaving Ventura County for Sacramento to continue spreading his message against new taxes and government waste. The Thousand Oaks Republican, whose harsh appraisals of state budgets irked both Democrats and Republican Gov. Pete Wilson, is forming a new group to track lawmakers' votes on tax issues and to document what the group determines is unnecessary spending by state agencies, associates said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 18, 1993 | DARYL KELLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tom McClintock, the quintessential political outsider during his 10 years in the Assembly, is leaving Ventura County for Sacramento to continue spreading his message against new taxes and government waste. The Thousand Oaks Republican, whose harsh appraisals of state budgets irked both Democrats and Republican Gov. Pete Wilson, is forming a new group to track lawmakers' votes on tax issues and to document what the group determines is unnecessary spending by state agencies, associates said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 15, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Tom McClintock, the quintessential political outsider during his 10 years in the Assembly, will stay in Sacramento to form a new group to track lawmakers' votes on tax issues and to document what the group determines is unnecessary spending by state agencies. The Thousand Oaks Republican, whose harsh appraisals of state budgets irked both Democrats and Republican Gov. Pete Wilson, was defeated by a wide margin in his bid for Congress in November.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 29, 1994 | JEFF McDONALD
A Sacramento Superior Court judge has ruled that former Thousand Oaks Assemblyman Tom McClintock is entitled to the designation "taxpayer advocate" when his name appears on the ballot this year for state controller. Judge James Ford ruled late Friday that McClintock should be allowed to use the title because he has worked as director of the Center for the California Taxpayer since he left the state Legislature after 10 years in office.
NEWS
October 10, 1993
Many California politicians and business executives have contended that California is a high-tax state. As a result, this has become widely accepted in the public debate, even though comparisons show that California's overall tax burden ranks at about the middle among all states. Here are some representative quotes. "California is in sharp competition with other states and other nations that tax a lot less than we do. That's why I insisted we hold the line against taxes last year. . . .
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 18, 1993 | CYNTHIA H. CRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Assemblyman Tom McClintock, a Ventura County conservative Republican and anti-tax crusader, today will announce plans to run for state controller. A staunch critic of waste in government spending, McClintock is trying to recapture public office after losing a congressional bid last year to Democratic Rep. Anthony C. Beilenson in a district that encompasses most of Thousand Oaks.
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September 17, 1993 | DAVE LESHER, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
For once, Republicans gathering in Anaheim this week for their fall convention are not scheduled to battle over gay rights and abortion. Part of the lesson the GOP learned when the party fared poorly in last year's election is that such internal fights over emotionally charged social issues often help the Democrats. But nature and politics hate a vacuum. So as Republicans head to their semiannual state convention, many are prepared for a skirmish. This time the flash point is taxes and Gov.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 29, 1994
As the state's chief fiscal officer, the controller signs most state checks. He also serves as a member of the tax-collecting State Board of Equalization and Franchise Tax Board, as well as the boards guiding the investment of billions of dollars in public pension funds. Salary: $90,000 a year. MAJOR CANDIDATES There are contested races in both party primaries. * Democrats: Rusty Areias, an Assembly member; Kathleen Connell, an investment banker, and Don Perata, an Alameda County supervisor.
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