revenue sharing

Another View: A revenue-sharing moratorium means setting clearer priorities

In recent months, there has been much debate about the county budget in general, and the spending program known as “revenue sharing,” in particular. As supervisors, we are ...

Placer’s $100K supes-controlled fund for charity stays in budget for now

Auburn’s 4 th of July fireworks are in no danger of fizzling and there are no plans for the cowboy poets to steer their couplets away from the annual Cowpoke Fall Gathering in Lo ...

County distributes funds with care

Once again the subject of the Placer County Board of Supervisors revenue-sharing program has come before the public in a Reader Input (“Stop the misuse of taxpayer money,” June ...

Stop the misuse of taxpayer money

When our elected supervisors use our taxpayer funds as a private slush fund to support their personal favorite charities, it’s bad enough. But because they potentially gain perso ...

Grand jury: More public scrutiny needed for supes’ $100,000 donation pot

Placer County supervisors need to tighten up on the $100,000 they donate every year from county coffers to non-profits and community organizations, the grand jury says. In a repor ...