March, 2010

Legislators Consider Merits of Williamson Act

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

Mar. 3, 2010 By KATY GRIMES For more than 45 years, California farmers, ranchers and land owners have voluntarily participated in the Williamson Act, which restricted the use of their land to agriculture but gave property tax breaks for the trade off. Farmers, ranchers, local governments, conserv...

Public Versus Private: Different Sets of Rules

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

Mar. 2, 2010 The recent stories of state workers abusing vacation policies and comp-time serves as another reminder that there are two sets of rules and laws in California -- one for private sector employers and one for the state and union-friendly employers. According to a February 28, 2010 Sacra...