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Reader Input: Supervisors exhibit greed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

  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

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 ...