Opinion - Insanity equals Tax Increase in County Budget     

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 21, 2017 / comments

[Steve Ferry]

You have all heard the joke about the definition of insanity.  Doing something over and over and expecting a different outcome.  Welcome to El Dorado County.  We are getting ready for budget hearings and finding out very quickly that for this county to stay solvent they are going to raise taxes or cut services.  Does that sound familiar?  Is there another way?  Yes!!!  

Commentary: California Small Businesses Would Benefit from Tax Reform

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 21, 2017 / comments

[Jesse Petrilla, former Rancho Santa Margarita Councilman & small business owner]

California Allocates $25 Million for El Dorado County Jail Construction Projects     

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 15, 2017 / comments

[Correctional News]

Nine California counties have been awarded a total of $270 million for local jail construction and improvement projects. Allocated by the Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC), the conditional lease-revenue bond financing — established in the governor’s 2016-17 budget and in Senate Bill 844 — was earmarked for counties that have not yet received jail improvement funding, or that so far have received only partial funding, according to a statement by the BSCC.

Trump Rightly Picks Abundant Energy and Prosperity with Paris Agreement Withdrawal

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 13, 2017 / comments

Rep. Tom McClintock Upcoming Town Hall Meeting on Monday, June 19 at 6:00 PM on 501 Argonaut Lane in Jackson, CA 95642.


 President Trump’s most important mandate is to revive America’s struggling economy. According to many economists, that can’t be done under the terms of the Paris Climate Accord. There’s a reason why we suffered the slowest economic growth of the post-war era under Barack Obama: bad deals and bad policies like this.

Political Opinion - Buying Swamp Land

by Placerville Newswire / Jun 13, 2017 / comments

[Terry Gherardi]