The benefit package of politicians

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Yesterday in the “Poway Chieftain” Newspaper (http://pomeradonews.com/), there was a column titled “Viewpoint” (I’m sorry, but the paper doesn’t allow me to bring up the article for posting) in which the author made a comment regarding the free healthcare and reimbursement policies (including their retirement package with PERS) that members of the Poway City Council receive. Of course the fact …

Lawmaker pay cuts legal, commission boss insists

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http://www.sacbee.com/static/weblogs/capitolalertlatest/026853.html http://www.sacbee.com/capitolandcalifornia/story/2309392.html I’m in utter amazement reading that there are elected officials (“Legislature’s top administrators”) in Sacramento that are protesting the 18% pay and benefit cuts that have been proposed by the California Citizens Compensation Commission. First off all, if these elected officials can’t handle this cut, then resign or don’t run for reelection. No one is forcing you to …

Since we’re talking about the Board of Supervisors, let’s talk about the benefit package for many elected officials.

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A few years ago, a friend was getting ready to make a run for the Poway City Council. He started to tell me about the benefits of holding office, and as a small business owner, trying to scrape by, I saw one of his needs to want to run for office was for the benefits. On a side note, maybe …