This year has been one filled with extraordinary circumstances, forcing us to adapt in the way we do even the most routine of things. The budget process for Sacramento County is no exception.
In the November election, Citrus Heights residents will be tasked with voting on Measure M, a proposed sales tax increase that, if passed, will take in millions of dollars every single year with no roadmap for where the money will be spent.
The week of Aug. 31 was a revealing week on how business feels about Measure M – the one percent sales tax proposed by the City of Citrus Heights on the November 2020 ballot! The new tax can legally be used for any purpose and has no end date … so it’s in essence a forever tax!
For more than a year, the senior city officials have studied the issue of revenue needs for the Citrus Heights going forward in the 21st Century. They recognized the need to do something about
As the city places Measure M to increase the municipal sales and use tax in the amount of 1% on the ballot, The Sentinel has published guest opinions in support and opposition to the proposal.
By Albert J. Fox–
Reading recent guest articles and social media content regarding the Citrus Heights proposed Measure M has been concerning. It appears some of our residents are not seeing the positive benefits or future growth potential of Measure M.
Lately I, as I am sure all of you also, have seen what our great nation is going through — especially with the asking of police departments to be defunded and done away with.
When I was in law school at Santa Clara, I recall reading a definition of the terrific Yiddish word “chutzpah:” when someone murders both parents and throws himself or herself on the mercy of the court for being an orphan.