revenue sharing

Placer supes dial down non-profit donation outlay

Spending is down for the three Placer County supervisors opting for a revenue-sharing program that dispenses grants to non-profit organizations from county funds. Totals compiled ...

Noon Hour Update: Stolen Valor Act; Auburn and ADA transition plan; county revenue sharing and Placer High girls hit national stage

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Be supervisors, not Santa Claus

Who in the hell do they think they are? Revenue sharing be damned! It’s the same song being sung at the Federal level. We know best how your monies should be spent and of course ...

Placer supes’ disputed charity fund has new look, old concerns

A $100,000 fund dispensing money to charitable causes and controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors still stands after weathering an internal challenge. Three superviso ...

Ruffalo: Loss of League of Placer County Taxpayers a huge one

It seems to me that it’s the little things in life that provide the biggest clues as to what’s really happening. For example, need a hint as to just why President Barack Obama ...

Revenue sharing an unaffordable luxury

I want to thank Placer County supervisors Jennifer Montgomery and Jack Duran for taking a principled stand on the county’s revenue sharing policy, albeit on the losing end of a 3 ...

Slush or aid to worthy causes? Placer supes split on $100,000 fund

Placer County supervisors disagreed Tuesday on how best to oversee a controversial $100,000 fund they control that uses taxpayer dollars for charitable causes. Donations from the ...

Another View: Time to review ‘slush funds’ and supervisor pay

The issue of the legality and appropriateness of the use of taxpayer funds to support community non-profit events by local public officials has been an ongoing discussion for the p ...

Supes temporarily halt Placer County’s $100,000 fund for non-profits

Spending from a controversial $100,000 fund for non-profits controlled by the Placer County Board of Supervisors is now on hold. Voting 3-2 Tuesday to institute a temporary morator ...

End insider give-aways

Even after receiving valid criticism and opposition for spending county taxpayer dollars on donations to supervisors’ favored organizations — “revenue sharing” — the tax ...