Bruce Okrepkie to Speak at September 25 Meeting

Join us for our regular monthly meeting on September 25 as Windsor Mayor Bruce Okrepkie joins us to discuss recent happenings in the Town of Windsor.  Cost is $25 for members prepaid by Sept. 22; $30 for all others and walk-ins.  Click the “Donate” link to make your payment/reservation.

SCTA Report on Pensions and Taxes

Sonoma County, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, Petaluma and Cloverdale are all placing measures on the November ballot seeking to increase or augment existing sales and utility user taxes.  Contrary to the representations of county supervisors (more…)

July Newsletter Available

Read about SRJC’s plans to ask voters for $410 million in new bonds while $175 million from the college’s 2002 bond issue remains outstanding.  To view our July, 2014 newsletter, click here.

Union Leaders Throw Union Workers Under the Bus

We are all aware that labor union leaders like to fashion themselves as guardians of the working class. And while at one time that may have been true, today’s union leadership is rapidly losing claim to that mantle as it leaves more and more working class families and retirees behind. It is undeniably the case that over the years, unions and their leadership have made impressive strides to improve wages, benefits and working conditions for their membership. But today’s union leaders have lost their focus on improving the lives of their membership in general and spend their time and effort instead protecting their own interests and the interests of select subsets of the union family. (more…)

2014 Board of Supervisors Candidates Questionnaire

To see the 2014 Board of Supervisors Candidates Questionnaire and responses, click here.

SoCo Tax Supports Bodega Bay Fire District Parcel Tax

The Sonoma County Taxpayers Association has reviewed the Bodega Bay Fire Protection District’s parcel tax known as Measure A on the April 8, 2014 ballot.  After careful analysis of the Fire District’s financial situation and the details of the parcel tax, the Taxpayers Association offers our support of the parcel tax, with reservations. (more…)