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Another View: Placer County tiptoes toward fiscal recovery
Thursday Oct 04 2012
Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part column series that will run in the Journal in the coming week.Placer County’s budget picture has changed dramatically s ...
Vote out Obama
Friday Apr 06 2012
President Obama’s added $5 trillion to the national deficit in four years, more than George Bush added in eight! With President Obama’s recent rant at the Supreme Court, it’s ...
Obama is not deficit-neutral, period!
Thursday Jan 05 2012
(This is a) response to Patricia Grenfell (Reader Input, Dec. 28) regarding my Dec. 22 letter on “extension of payroll tax cuts.” I don’t normally respond to those with diffe ...
Clear the plate of yesteryear
Tuesday Dec 27 2011
In 2012, I resolve to point out even more clearly how Republican and tea party politicians have done everything in their power to hamper President Obama, to keep the economy flound ...
Working stiffs have a friend
Tuesday Dec 27 2011
To Steve Cavolt (Reader Input, Dec. 22): Yes, the two-month renewal of payroll tax cuts passed by the House GOP on Dec. 22 with the support of Tom McClintock will be funded in part ...
Spending creates deficits
Friday Aug 05 2011
Re: “Let’s do the numbers,” (Reader Input, Aug 1). Gary Vogt equated low tax rates as the precursor to the Depression, but from 1920 through 1930, under (presidents Calvin) C ...
State needs tax extension
Friday Mar 11 2011
The Legislature and governor need to reach an agreement and act soon on the governor’s January budget proposal to put an extension of the temporary revenues on the June ballot. ...
Ruffalo: State has nearly terminal case of financial shorts
Friday Dec 10 2010
In reporting on Wednesday’s town-hall style meeting about the state budget crises, the Associated Press called Governor-elect Jerry Brown’s efforts “the opening act.” Hop ...
Do not vote Democrat!
Friday Oct 29 2010
Jerry Brown was governor from 1975 to 1982. When he entered office, he was blessed with a budget surplus. After two terms, he left a $1.5 billion deficit and extremely high unemplo ...
Self-sufficiency a rare concept
Friday Oct 15 2010
There is one helpful solution to the nation’s deficit – “Made in America.” JAMES HOUSEL, Foresthill
Raise hand if you know
Wednesday Aug 18 2010
Would someone please explain to me why, when the government — federal and state — has overspent and we have a huge deficit at both levels ... why is it that the average America ...
Who are the big spenders?
Thursday Apr 01 2010
I had to laugh at an article in the Sacramento Bee about the Democrats being big spenders with a record $1 trillion since Obama’s election. This article concerning a “GOP cens ...
Fat cats aren’t suffering
Saturday Mar 13 2010
Is the United States “too big to fail?” With the deficit and debt both rising at an astronomical rate, who will be there to bail us out? I’m not sure who we can count on in ...
Wage freeze gets Placer County supes support, cool reception from union
Tuesday Feb 23 2010
Placer County supervisors gave their blessing today to a halt in merit pay raises for all county employees starting in July. With the latest estimate from the CEO Tom Miller’s o ...
Placer County's budget blues projected to continue in 2010 and 2011
Tuesday Dec 08 2009
Placer County’s budget blues are projected to continue through next year and into 2011. Supervisors heard a gloomy forecast Tuesday from the CEO’s Office budget staff. The mid- ...
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