San Diego County Taxpayers Association issues June Ballot Recommendations

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As it does every election, the San Diego County Taxpayers Association has analyzed local propositions and selected state ballot measures with an economic impact on taxpayers, and issued its recommendations based on its mission statement, which is “promoting accountable, cost-effective and efficient government and opposing unnecessary taxes and fees.” SDCTA’s voting recommendations are: LOCAL PROPOSITIONS Proposition A – City of …

Oceanside City Councilmember Jerry Kern Honored by Builders Group

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Oceanside City Councilmember Jerry Kern received an Excellence in Leadership Award for his pioneering support of fair and open competition from the Associated Builders and Contractors of San Diego at its annual Excellence in Contracting Awards on November 17. “We only recognize one political figure each year, and this year the choice was clear,” said Philip Piel, ABCSD Board Chairman. …

Fair and Open Competition Important for the Future of San Diego

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I am excited to announce that the “Fair and Open Competition Ordinance” qualified for the June 2012 Primary Election ballot. This measure, which I helped craft and supported from day one, will bar the City of San Diego from entering into union-only construction contracts in the future, or “project labor agreements” (PLAs). PLAs keep non-union companies from bidding on contracts, …

GOP: LABOR BOSS LORENA GONZALEZ RESORTS TO RACE BAITING TACTICS IN CHULA VISTA

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From the local Republican Party… SAN DIEGO — Just when you thought you had seen it all, Lorena Gonzalez’ Labor Council hits a new low with a disgusting, race baiting ad on Spanish language television designed to scare voters into voting No on Proposition G in Chula Vista. The ad claims that the Arizona law just passed will result in …

John McCann Endorses Prop G in Chula Vista

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From Chula Vista Councilmember John McCann.  Watch the video… http://www.fairnessforchulavista.com/ by John McCann Prop G, the Fair and Open Competition Ordinance, guarantees that all qualified contractors and workers, both Union and Non-Union, have the opportunity to compete for public construction projects in Chula Vista. Prop G will stimulate a quality Bayfront project, the completion of a four-year university, and state …

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 …