Political Journalist, Saucy Cynic, Quintessential Analyst.
Never a Stenographer.
Katy Grimes is a longtime political journalist, analyst and writer. As a credentialed Capitol reporter, Senior Correspondent for the Flash Report, and Senior Media Fellow with E&E Legal, Katy covers the California Legislature and state agency politics from the State Capitol.
Katy has worked as an investigative journalist, political columnist and news reporter for The Sacramento Union, the Pacific Research Institute’s CalWatchdog Journalism Center, and The Flash Report.
Katy currently writes for several media outlets including The Flash Report, Canada Free Press, Legal Insurrection and Reagan Baby. She has been published in the Orange County Register, the Flash Report, Cal News, California Political News and Views, Fox and Hounds, Human Events, and Watchdog.org. She was a regular columnist for The Sacramento Union, and has written for the Washington Examiner, the San Francisco Examiner, the Sacramento Bee, Fox News, and the Business Journal.
Katy recently co-authored California’s War Against Donald Trump: Who Wins? Who Loses? with James Lacy, and contributed the chapter on Crime in California to Lacy’s Taxifornia 2016.
Katy is President of the Sacramento Taxpayers Association. She has also been an influential political blogger since 2004, and can be heard on many talk radio shows throughout California. Katy fills in as a talk radio host for Sacramento radio shows.
A California native, Katy lives in Sacramento with her husband Terry. Her son is a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, now a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.