Budget crisis: Town Hall meeting in Tuolumne

The Tuolumne Township group will host Teri’s Town Hall meeting at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall in Tuolumne on Monday, June 8th to discuss the state and local budget crisis. District 3 and other interested county residents are encouraged to attend. Tuolumne County Administrator Craig Pedro will discuss the economic conditions that led to the crisis, […]

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Contingency planning with community critical

I recently received an angry email from someone very concerned about the budget cuts the county is considering in response to the depressed economy and cuts coming from the state. She feels county services like recreation are critical to preventing future law enforcement problems and she asked the county to involve communities in coming up […]

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What’s up with my no vote on labor contract?

Tonight’s Union Democrat article on the county facing a big budget deficit may lead some to conclude that I am opposed to staff’s voluntary concessions to reduce their compensation in light of the economy and tight budget. Not so. I think it is a wonderful thing to see the folks in this county step up […]

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Despite troubles, reason to hope

Watching the news these days can be pretty depressing. The stock market is down, up, and down again.  Budget cuts, new laws, and programs are coming out of Washington, DC, and Sacramento faster than we can keep track – it’s enough to make us lose all hope. But  despite the grim outlook, we needn’t sit […]

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The beat goes on…

To endorse Teri for re-election, go to ENDORSE. To contribute, use our online form at CONTRIBUTE. The recent frenzied cadence of political drum-beating cannot have escaped your attention. California finally has a budget. A VERY controversial budget. Amid partisan and special interest outcry that oxen are being permanently crippled and worse, both the Senate and Assembly narrowly […]

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