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An anti-tax measure headed to the November ballot in California would repeal Measure A and similar local citizen initiatives passed since 2022 and also set a two-thirds super majority requirement for citizen tax initiatives. To help us defeat this threat to our local control, click the donate button above or use our contact form.

As of April, the anti-tax measure does not have a ballot identifier. Its backers call it the “Taxpayer Protection Act.” The California Secretary of State tracking number is Initiative 1935. Look it up online to learn more.

 

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A Valentine for Calaveras County

SAN ANDREAS: Five Calaveras County community leaders celebrated Valentines Day Tuesday by filing notice that they intend to circulate a ballot initiative petition to fund local fire agencies.             The initiative seeks voter approval for a 1 percent sales tax to fund the county’s ten local fire agencies. If proponents secure the required 2,124 valid

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Volunteer firefighers training in Copperopolis

Town Hall meeting on Measure A set for Aug. 6

For years, Calaveras County’s fire districts have cooperated on Fire Academy training sessions like this one in May, 2022, in Copperopolis. Yet while local agencies continue to train plenty of volunteers, they struggle to hold on to them as big city and state fire agencies lure them away with the offer of paid jobs. Measure

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Cal Co Fire Responds to Firefighter Staffing Squeeze

VALLEY SPRINGS – The leaders of Calaveras County’s largest local fire district this month decided to dip into the district’s financial reserves and hire six seasonal firefighters rather than risk going without enough firefighters during the looming summer fire season. “We didn’t have anybody that wanted to continue to work for $125 a day,” Calaveras

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Calaveras Local Fire Protection Initiative goes to November 2022 Ballot

CALAVERAS COUNTY – Calaveras County Clerk Rebecca Turner in March certified that volunteers collected enough voter signatures to place the Calaveras Local Fire Protection Tax Initiative on the November Ballot. The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors on April 12 voted to formally call an election and consolidate it with this year’s general election. The 1

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