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Why the Ventura County Transportation Tax ballot measure is WRONG

Why the Ventura County Transportation Tax ballot measure is WRONG

By George Miller   As part of a coordinated statewide effort, government is attempting to grow and increase its revenues on multiple fronts. One of them is via county level transportation tax initiatives to maintain/renew infrastructure.  Not surprisingly, there is a Ventura County- half-percent sales tax increase measure on the November ballot this year. It would siphon […]

Editorial ENDORSES Non-Existent $3 Billion Transportation Tax Plan for Ventura County

Editorial ENDORSES Non-Existent $3 Billion Transportation Tax Plan for Ventura County

  . By Stephen Frank Prop. 1A in 2008 told us that we could build a high speed train, going from LA to San Fran in 2:45.  They even showed the route, the costs and number of riders.  All of it was a lie.  Today the plan has the high speed rail going slowly for […]

County of Ventura: Covid 19 Update March 29, 2021

County of Ventura: Covid 19 Update March 29, 2021

COVID-19 Update There are 116 new COVID-19 cases (Fri-Sun). There have been 12,045 new tests performed. There have been 3 additional deaths: 70 year old female, 66 year old female and 58 year old male. Current doubling time is 1083.5 days. We extend our deepest sympathy to the families of those who have passed away. […]

County of Ventura: Covid 19 Update March 22, 2021

County of Ventura: Covid 19 Update March 22, 2021

COVID-19 Update Data From 3/19 to 3/21 There are 62 new COVID-19 cases. There have been 11,638 new tests performed. There have been 7 additional deaths: 92 year old male, 70 year old male, 56 year old male, 89 year old male, 79 year old male, 70 year old male, and a 89 year old […]

County of Ventura: Covid 19 Update March 19, 2021

County of Ventura: Covid 19 Update March 19, 2021

Happy Friday Ventura County! More vaccine appointments will open Monday morning at www.venturacountyrecovers.org (7 am) or for those with limited internet at 805-477-7161 (8 am). We wish you a safe weekend. COVID-19 Update Data From 3/18/21 There are 62 new COVID-19 cases. There have been 5,291 new tests performed. There have been 3 additional deaths: […]

Guest Commentary | Public Landfill Digs A Hole For Taxpayers

Guest Commentary | Public Landfill Digs A Hole For Taxpayers

  From the Ventura County Taxpayers Association  Ventura Regional Sanitation District (VRSD) is an enterprise public agency that provides landfill services for solid waste, water and wastewater services within Ventura County. Operating revenue is generated by various contracts with public agencies. VRSD is governed by a Board of Directors that include city council members from […]

California Transportation Commission Invests More Than $830 Million in Highway and Rail Projects, Improves Pedestrian and Bicycle Access

California Transportation Commission Invests More Than $830 Million in Highway and Rail Projects, Improves Pedestrian and Bicycle Access

SACRAMENTO — The California Transportation Commission today approved more than $830 million to repair highways and bridges and improve the state’s growing network of pedestrian, bicycle and mass transit routes. This investment includes more than $600 million in allocations for State Highway Operation and Protection Program (SHOPP) projects, Caltrans’ “fix-it-first” program aimed at preserving the […]

Navy and Ventura County Enter into a Cost-Saving Support Agreement

Navy and Ventura County Enter into a Cost-Saving Support Agreement

An intergovernmental support agreement (IGSA) signed today by Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) and the County of Ventura is expected to save government money, increase Navy operational efficiencies, and help ensure the long-term sustainability of the local Navy installation.  The IGSA is an on-going program with Ventura County Public Works Roads and Transportation (VCPWA-RT) to […]

POLITICS | Ventura County Taxpayers Association’s Ballot Recommendations for November 2020 Statewide Measures

POLITICS | Ventura County Taxpayers Association’s Ballot Recommendations for November 2020 Statewide Measures

Read our recommendations on the November ballot measures and VOTE with the Ventura County Taxpayers Association. . No on 14 Why we’re against it In 2004, California voters authorized $3 billion in bonds to create and fund the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to support stem cell research. The money is gone and the CIRM […]

Oxnard: Sakioka Farms Business Park to bring 5,000-9,000 jobs; a Sell Job on $45 Million Sales Tax Increase and More to Finance Budget Spending

Oxnard: Sakioka Farms Business Park to bring 5,000-9,000 jobs; a Sell Job on $45 Million Sales Tax Increase and More to Finance Budget Spending

By George Miller On June 16, the Oxnard City Council cleared away some of the last obstacles for the new Sakioka Farms Business Park to bring 5,000-9,000 jobs. The Developer promised to break ground on the project this year. The 430 acre site is the last remaining large undeveloped parcel in the city and a […]

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