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Opinion: Don’t throw away Ventura County taxpayer dollars at Toland Road Landfill

By   /  Friday, March 26th, 2021  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Don’t throw away Ventura County taxpayer dollars at Toland Road Landfill

By David GrauVentura County Taxpayers Association The Ventura Regional Sanitation District 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 Camarillo, Read More →

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Letter to the editor: VCTA wrong about Santa Paula

By   /  Friday, October 26th, 2018  /  Latest news, Letters to the Editor, Opinion, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Letter to the editor: VCTA wrong about Santa Paula

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Grau and Wilson: Santa Paula headed toward bankruptcy

By   /  Friday, October 19th, 2018  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Grau and Wilson: Santa Paula headed toward bankruptcy

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Puente alternatives cheaper than gas power plant

By   /  Friday, September 29th, 2017  /  Energy, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Puente alternatives cheaper than gas power plant

By Carmen Ramirez and Craig Lewis Renewable energy alternatives are technically and economically superior to the proposed gas Puente Power Project in Oxnard. The Ventura County Taxpayers Association’s guest commentary supporting the Puente gas plant in the Sept. 8 issue of the Business Times contained inaccurate and misleading information. It’s true that a recent California Read More →

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Puente Power Project needed and should be approved

By   /  Friday, September 8th, 2017  /  Energy, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Puente Power Project needed and should be approved

By David Grau NRG Energy is proposing to build a new power plant at its existing Mandalay Generating Station on Harbor Boulevard at the beach. The plan, called the Puente Power Project, calls for the new plant to replace two existing facilities that are required by state law to discontinue by 2020. This proposal will Read More →

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Editorial: Pay raise for Camarillo leaders raises questions

By   /  Monday, July 9th, 2012  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Pay raise for Camarillo leaders raises questions

The Ventura County Taxpayers Association has a reputation for telling it like it is, without passing political judgments on how governments spend their money. That’s why we appreciate the Taxpayers Association’s recent criticism of the way the city of Camarillo has gone about handing 5 percent pay hikes to its council members. It appears that Read More →

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Op/ed: An open letter to Ventura County — True pension reform is long overdue

By   /  Friday, February 17th, 2012  /  Op/Eds, Opinion  /  2 Comments

Ventura County is clearly an outlier in its pension system and taxpayers are bearing the burden.

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