County Assessor Announces Campaign…uhhh, using County Email System

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From last night’s column at the FlashReport… The speculation has lasted for several months whether appointed incumbent San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/Clerk David Butler would seek election in his own right. Appointed by the Board of Supervisors last year after 25-year office holder Greg Smith resigned in late 2008, Butler offficially announced today he will run for the seat.  Very officially.  …

Bill Horn: Ensuring Fair and Open Competition for County Contracts

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From Supervisor Horn on today’s County Board action to ban Project Labor Agreements… BILL HORN Supervisor – Fifth District San Diego County Board of Supervisors For Immediate Release Ensuring Fair and Open Competition for County Contracts (San Diego) The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today unanimously approved a recommendation from Fifth District Supervisor Bill Horn to adopt an ordinance …

Fair and open competition is a core American value

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Chula Vistans will vote on the Fair and Open Competition Ordinance as part of the June 8, 2010 statewide primary election. For more on the ordinance, visit http://fairnessforchulavista.com/  The following was submitted to SD Rostra as a guest commentary… Guest Column by Hon. Larry Breitfelder Fair and open competition is not a slogan or a political tactic. It is a …

State of the County Addresses Budget Concerns for 2010

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STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS 2010 CHAIRWOMAN PAM SLATER-PRICE WATCH THE ADDRESS HERE: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/Portal/News/2010/Feb/021110SOC2010.html FULL TEXT: Good evening, and welcome to beautiful Irwin M. Jacobs’ Qualcomm Hall. January 3rd marked the 157th year of County government. We have accomplished a lot since the first Board of Supervisors rode to meetings by horseback, coach or wagon. There have been good times …

Supes: “Well, you did put term limits on the ballot, didn’t you?”

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Okay, I made the quote in the headline up.  The County Supervisors didn’t really say that to SEIU when taking today’s action on a June ballot measure to ban PLAs.  Not publicly, at any rate. From the Del Mar Times… http://www.delmartimes.net/news/265750-supervisors-consider-measure-to-ban-labor-agreements Supervisors consider measure to ban labor agreements The Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to consider putting a measure on …

President Obama’s First Year in Office: Promises, Promises

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As originally posted on www.SDNN.com   Supervisor Pam Slater-Price: “Our economy is flat and we are still involved in a war on two fronts. Yet while on the campaign trail the President promised to resolve both issues. “Many citizens voted for President Obama because he promised to get us out of Iraq. McCain, on the other hand, was honest and …