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Our View: Voters ? Take the time to find out

What is Measure A and why should you care? Measure A is what voters will see on their ballots this month and in June when they head to the polls. Phrases such as “charter cit ...

Measure A may create problems

My other questions linger on (“Charter city questions linger,” Reader Input, April 17). I did find this information: The disadvantages of being a charter city include:& ...

Charter city questions linger

Please tell us how much the (charter city) revision will cost. Writing and implementing a new charter is going to take a lot of time and if done properly a lot of legal hours. Thi ...

Measure A a power initiative

The real power behind Measure A, the Auburn charter, is the shift of power away from “we, the people” to “they, the electors.” If you actually read the charter, the key sen ...

Point/Counterpoint: Measure A - Measure may do unintended harm

Measure A, which will appear on the June primary ballot, would convert Auburn from a general law city to a charter city. It is disturbing that voters are being asked to weigh in on ...

Home rule beats Sacramento dictates

In a recent Auburn Journal story regarding Measure A (Sunday, March 25), which will come to a vote in June, you acknowledged the fact that opponents are being funded by unions. The ...

Charter mailer misleads community

A recent mailer went out to the Auburn business community that was full of misinformation and designed to frighten people into believing that a charter city would pave the way to m ...

Another View: Making Auburn a charter city could save us big bucks

Should city leaders and residents work together to provide more local autonomy for Auburn and an increased level of municipal services for residents? Should we help ensure that vo ...