Ted Gaines

Don’t charge us for Sacramento infrastructure

Dear Senator (Ted) Gaines: We have voted for you since you first ran for the Assembly. We are writing to voice our opposition to any taxpayers’ funds going to build an arena in S ...

Back off from arena funding

I see where Sacramento wants Placer and other counties to help build them a new arena and they have selected Sen. Ted Gaines to help spearhead this effort. I think (Assemblywoman) ...

Gaines honors Gold Rush Chevrolet owner Steve Snyder

Recognition part of Small?Business Day State Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, recently recognized long-time Auburn businessman Steve Snyder on California Small Business Day. “I ...

Can Ted Gaines hear the voters?

Does (State Sen.) Ted Gaines believe in democracy? If he does, he will let the voters decide whether they want taxes extended. (Gov.) Jerry Brown promised not to seek tax increases ...

Beth Gaines won by default

In response to the Auburn Journal May 4 articles on the very costly (District 4) Assembly race and other elections (five in all, total tops over $1 million), it is very sad that th ...

Canal fix calls for an expert

Does anyone at Placer County Water Agency remember that C.C. Myers finished the collapsed Santa Monica freeway in 1994 in 74 days instead of the 140 days CalTrans allowed, and the ...

Voter will take her chances

Re: “Gaines targeted by PAC,” Journal, May 1. Andre Levesque, in response to mailers calling attention to the incontrovertible fact that Ted and Beth Gaines have cost taxpaye ...

How much am I bid for this endorsement?

Who would have believed that the urban myth about the self-destructiveness of the Republican Party was true, at least here in the foothills? Judging by what I’ve seen so far, if ...

Campanale first, does no harm

In her ballot statement, Beth Gaines, candidate for the 4th Assembly District (vacated by her husband), states that she is “pro-family.” How does this mesh with her accepting ...

Deterioration in Wal-Mart wake

Now Wal-Mart has a website to hype (its) new store and rub our faces in it (Journal, April 26). Talk about audacity! Shoved down our throats for the sake of more sales tax revenue ...

Gaines will vote with husband

A reminder to Placer County voters that a vote for Ms. (Beth) Gaines is akin to giving something to Mr. Ted Gaines no other California legislator has, two votes — one in the Asse ...

Enough with the rhetoric

I would like to comment on Mike Holmes’ April 20 letter printed in the Journal concerning Dennis Campanale’s “campaign” to run for the State Assembly seat left vacant by Te ...

Ted Gaines forced special election

In Wednesday’s paper, Mike Holmes contends that Dennis Campanale, Democratic candidate for Assembly District 4, is totally responsible for the cost of the runoff election coming ...

Shame on both Gaineses

On the subject of the coming runoff election, I am appalled that State Sen. (Ted) Gaines, a self-proclaimed fiscal conservative, would set this district’s taxpayers up to pay for ...

Weary of Gaines double-speak

We have yet another election coming up on Tuesday, May 3, at great expense to us, the taxpayer. We have to shoulder all this expense because our “fiscally responsible,” now St ...