Assembly aides see salary hikes
Original post made by concerned taxpayer, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on Apr 22, 2009
The pay hikes come at a time when most other state workers are required to take an unpaid furlough each month to save money.
The raises also could affect balloting next month, when voters will decide the fate a measure to extend new tax increases in return for a limit on future state spending.
"They're claiming that we are facing financial Armageddon at the same time they're handing out pay increases," said Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, which is helping to rally opposition to the controversial Proposition 1A.
"How could they be so stupid? Did they think we wouldn't notice? ... I think it will absolutely hurt them at the polls."
Nominations due Monday for TV30’s Tri-Valley ‘Coach of the Year’ award
By Jeb Bing | 1 comment | 206 views
Readers' Choice Ballot is here
It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" â€” and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 21st. Stay tuned for the results in the June 23rd issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.