California is in trouble financially. With ever-increasing government spending and shrinking tax revenues, as people flee the state, the inevitable has come home to roost. While California Gavin Newsom predicted a deficit of $22.5 billion for the upcoming fiscal year, Fox News reports that the shortfall may be far worse due largely to a decrease in tax revenues: The California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), a government agency that analyzes the budget for the state legislature, estimates in a report published last week that Newsom’s forecast undershot the mark by about $7 billion, thanks to about $10 billion less in tax revenues than expected. “In particular, using recent revenue collections and economic data, we estimate there is a two‑in‑three chance that state revenues will be lower than the governor’s budget estimates for 2022‑23 and 2023‑24,” writes Gabe Patek, the legislature’s budget analyst. “Our best estimate is that revenues for these two years will be roughly $10 billion lower — implying a larger budget problem by about $7 billion.” California receives 49% of its personal income tax revenues from 1% …
Two other churches have won their legal battle with the state of California that has agreed to pay over $2 million in legal fees. The state paid $1.6 million to a Pentecostal church based in San Diego, South Bay United Pentecostal Church and $500,000 to a Catholic Priest, Father Trevor Burfitt.
The Supreme Court has just ruled that California’s limits on house churches and other religious gathering in homes is unconstitutional.
California was the only state in America still banning indoor church services during its lockdown. However, in a recent ruling, the US Supreme Court has just forced Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom to lift the ban. It is because of something called the US Constitution.
Let’s call just call it a coincidence for now. But as a petition, started by outraged Californians to recall Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom due to his dystopian lockdown, quickly closes in on the needed number to force a recall election, Gov Newsom has suddenly seen the light.
It’s from the ‘what did you think would happen file’. During the ongoing COVID outbreak, California Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom decided to release hardened criminals from prison because they might catch COVID.
In the Gospels, Jesus warned about people, who on the outside appear to have good intentions, but are actually there to purposefully cause harm. Communist regimes have been infiltrating underground churches for decades in their effort to stop the spread of Christianity. However, it is a bit shocking when we see similar things happening in the US.
With 3,500 California churches previously announcing they would be holding church services on Sunday, May 31, 2020, with or without the state’s approval, it appears Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has blinked.