Featured Opinion: Paying More & Getting Less with the Gas Tax Hike

By Carl DeMaio We’ve heard it all before. Every time state politicians want more money from you with a tax hike they promise they will use the money to address something you really want. Unfortunately, just as Lucy always snatches the ball … Continue reading

Judge Throws Out Election on Sewer Rate Roll-Back Initiative – Says if Voters Don’t Like it They Can Throw out the Council

A ruling came out late Wednesday afternoon from Superior Court Judge Paul Beeman which declared invalid both initiatives requiring a vote by the public on the sewer rate increase designed to finance improvements to Dixon’s sewer treatment plant. These improvements … Continue reading

Analysis of City Attorney’s Anti-Voters Pleadings

The Independent Voice Analyzes City Attorney’s Anti-Voters Pleadings – and the Reporting by Courthouse News Agency The Courthouse News article repeatedly states “the city says” – and that the city is calling the taxpayers group “a small band of renegade … Continue reading