State of the County Addresses Budget Concerns for 2010

Supervisor Pam Slater-Price Supervisor Pam Slater-Price Leave a Comment

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 …

HJTA: Harkey, Anderson #1 Taxpayer Advocates in Sacramento for 2009

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The results are in from the 2009 Legislative Report Card issued by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA), one of California’s oldest and most respected taxpayer advocacy organizations, and San Diego Assemblymembers Diane Harkey and Joel Anderson were the *only* elected state representatives out of all 120 legislative members in Sacto to receive perfect “A” scores! The Report Card, which is based …

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 …

A REAL solution to Sacramento’s never-ending budget mess

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The current and ongoing (Hopefully not forever) budget fiasco in Sacramento can give the Republican leadership (If it is still the party of fiscal conservatism, which lately, I’ve come to doubt) a chance to shine as the party that actual walks the talk regarding fiscal leadership and responsibility. Instead of just talking, the party must start seriously writing a measure …