taxpayers

Trend of buying out contracts is just too costly

The Press Tribune headline in last week’s edition screamed, “Buyouts pay execs to leave.” The accompanying article by reporter Gus Thomson detailed how local elected officia ...

Taxpayers take another hit in form of fee

As many of you are aware, the state of California has decided to sock it to us once again. Not with a new tax, but a new fee, the most current form of taxation. Assembly Bill 885 ...

Supervisor’s $10,000 county flight questioned

A Placer County’s supervisor’s $9,887 flight on a chartered plane is being criticized by a taxpayer watchdog group’s president. On vacation in Utah at the time, Supervisor R ...