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Letters to the editor for Oct. 21, 2010

Letters to the Editor for Oct. 20, 2010

Letters to the editor for Oct. 19, 2010

Housing ordinance concessions make sense

    The Board of Supervisors has reached a balanced and needed compromise with its amendments to Tuolumne County’s affordable housing rules.
    To their credit, supervisors earlier this month resisted building industry pleas to totally scrap the two-year-old inclusionary ordinance or put it on indefinite hold. As originally adopted, the law requires developers of 10 or more lots to make 10 percent of the homes they build affordable by families earning the county’s median income or less.

Letters to the editor for Oct. 18, 2010

Prop 23 over-reaches – it should be voted down

    Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, as anyone who has heard their gubernatorial debates can attest, agree on very little.
 So it is telling that they have this in common: Both will vote against Proposition 23, which would suspend a 2006 law (AB 32) aimed at reducing California greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels within a decade.
    Assembly Bill 32 is a major concern to many Californians. After implementation, it’s expected to cause an increase in energy costs for consumers and businesses.

Letters to the editor for Oct. 15, 2010

Letters to the editor for Oct. 14, 2010

Voters should reject Propositions 22, 24 and 26

    California’s Nov. 2 ballot, as usual, is packed with initiatives put to a vote via petition campaign. With armies of circulators stationed at shopping centers around the state, gathering the more than 400,000 signatures necessary to qualify a petition for the ballot is just not that difficult.

Letters to the editor for Oct. 13, 2010

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