On The Money: Microchipping PetsCalifornia is one step away from requiring microchips for cats and dogs rescued from animal shelters. Pet owners are divided on the measure that promises to save lives – and millions of dollars – but will taxpayers really see the savings?
On The Money: Biomass BoondoggleMillions of taxpayer dollars were spent on an alternative energy plant in Butte County – but the so-called Gridley Project was never built.
On The Money: Pension Spiking?Hundreds of government managers in San Joaquin County are getting an expensive perk that frontline workers do not have. Critics say that perk is costing taxpayers millions of dollars.
On The Money: Something Smells In WoodbridgeA San Joaquin County Grand Jury has uncovered strong evidence of dirty deeds at the Woodbridge Sewage District.
State Democrats Debate On TwitterThere’s plenty of drama with Democrats at the Capitol – they are flustered over Governor Brown’s budget veto and firing back in cyberspace.
On The Money: Rio Linda Water WoesInsults, infighting and a dysfunctional water board – that’s what the Sacramento County Grand Jury found in the Rio Linda – Elverta Water District.
On The Money: Big Payday For Welfare CzarDespite massive cutbacks to programs helping the poor, a newly hired government bureaucrat will take home more than a million dollars in salary and benefits over the next three years.
On The Money: Brown Bounces BoardAn obscure government board that’s often been called a safe landing pad for former politicians is about to be eliminated by Governor Jerry Brown.
On The Money: Auditor Criticizes Caltrans For Cost OverrunsA critical audit today reveals the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), is millions of dollars over budget on construction projects.
Brown Bans Non-Essential TravelGovernor Jerry Brown today issued an Executive Order banning all non-essential travel for state government agencies.
On The Money: Kiss That Car Goodbye