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Reader Input: Property owners need protection
Tuesday Jun 30 2015
(The Journal) recently ran a story regarding a vote to tax all property owners in the Higgins Fire District, above and beyond the “assessment” California puts on people ...
Reader Input: The very rich taxed lightly
Tuesday Sep 09 2014
In case anyone missed the announcement from the Federal Reserve a few days ago, the rich once again got rich and the poor got poorer. The median income of the top 10 percent incr ...
Reader Input: Forget new tax; we pay enough
Wednesday Jul 23 2014
Lately, there has been talk of special interests placing an oil tax on the ballot in 2016. The Legislature has repeatedly introduced bills proposing an oil tax, but they never ma ...
Reader Input: DeWitt preservation only part of answer
Friday Jun 13 2014
I was happy to hear that Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery is willing to entertain the idea of preserving the historic DeWitt Theater as long as the owners agree to pay ...
Reader Input: Sewer hike cash going where?
Friday Jun 06 2014
I am writing about the letter I received from the City of Auburn about the sewer hike. As an owner of a single-family residence in Auburn, I have a few questions about this issue t ...
Reader Input: Highway Trust Fund response
Tuesday Feb 18 2014
This is a response that I sent to Sen. Barbara Boxer regarding infusion of funds into the Highway Trust Fund and I do not think she will put it on her website so I am submitting it ...
Placer supes agree to share tax bucks on 2,470-home development with Lincoln
Wednesday Feb 05 2014
Placer County supervisors gave their OK Tuesday to a property-tax-sharing agreement with Lincoln on a 521-acre development proposal that promises the construction of 2,471 new home ...
Reader Input: Boost state’s tobacco tax
Friday Jun 28 2013
Raising California’s tobacco tax would further reduce smoking rates (and) benefit lower-income people. The American Heart Association is a strong proponent of raising tobac ...
Reader Input: A warning to business owners
Thursday Apr 25 2013
The business-friendly State of California, effective Jan. 1, 2013, has imposed a $1 tax on every business license issued by counties and cities in the state. Along with the fire ...
Reader Input: Corporations are undermining democracy
Sunday Feb 24 2013
Our economy needs to get back on the right track, where schools are sufficiently funded and unemployment is low. We can do it if corporations pay their fair share. It will help the ...
Voters mum on Higgins fire tax proposal
Friday Feb 22 2013
Voters have been silent on Higgins Fire Protection District’s new tax proposal so far, but officials are taking steps to educate the public about what’s at stake in the ...
Reader Input: Refund money with interest
Thursday Feb 21 2013
(“Legislature to renew debate over rural fire fee,” Journal, Feb. 19): I am really disgusted as I read that the firefighting agencies to whom I have been forced to pay ...
Reader Input: Tax churches like businesses
Sunday Jan 27 2013
Seems the Catholic Church has reversed its position on birth control and decided that a fetus is not a person. The Colorado Independent paper reports the Catholic Church’s ...
Reader Input: Who wants to be taxed triple?
Friday Nov 02 2012
It is very interesting to me as I received a very large, 8.5-by-11-inch mailer, sent out by the Committee against Measure K, those who want to raise Newcastle Fire Protection Distr ...
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