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Reader Input: Supervisors exhibit greed
Wednesday Oct 15 2014
Greed prevails. In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County Supervisors’ salaries. Here we are, 23 years later, with the s ...
Reader Input: Raises deserved, but not this way
Tuesday Oct 14 2014
Measure B on the November ballot would raise the base pay for (Placer) County Supervisors from $30,000 per year to just over $70,000 per year and automatically increase their annua ...
Reader Input: Smaller raise for supervisors
Friday Aug 15 2014
I, for one, am disappointed with the Placer County Board of Supervisors for asking for a raise to a salary in excess of $71,000, plus county employee benefits. I have felt for so ...
Reader Input: Pay supes a fair salary
Friday Aug 15 2014
I am voting to raise the wages of our county supervisors. Their present salary is niggardly, cheap, disgraceful and obscene considering the size and wealth of our county. It is a ...
Caltrans to start first lift of the Raise 80 overcrossing project
Thursday Aug 07 2014
LOOMIS – A $36 million construction project to raise the vertical clearance of nine Interstate 80 overcrossings from Loomis to Magra will start in early September. The Caltr ...
Placer supes mull taking first raise in 22 years to voters Nov. 4
Tuesday Jul 08 2014
Ranked 55th out of 58 California counties in salary, Placer County’s $30,000-a-year supervisors are considering asking voters Nov. 4 for their first pay raise since the early ...
Reader Input: We’d do well to build the dam
Thursday Feb 27 2014
Ah, the rain is coming; we hope a lot. But maybe not. (Congressman Tom) McClintock has been pushing the Auburn dam for years but gets shot down; earthquake, environmentalists, co ...
Reader Input: Supes should support seniors
Tuesday Feb 11 2014
The Placer County Board of Supervisors is again asking for a raise ("Are voters ready to give Placer County supes raises?," Journal, Feb. 5). The premise is “we des ...
Are voters ready to give Placer County supes raises?
Wednesday Feb 05 2014
Placer County voters could soon be considering giving the Board of Supervisors a hefty pay raise. Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to move a recommendation from the c ...
Reader Input: Raising wage minimum harms many
Thursday Sep 26 2013
The people who benefit most from increasing the minimum wage are dishonest politicians. The people who are damaged most are the minimum-wage-earners. Here’s why: When the ...
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