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Sue Frost, supervisor

Guest column: what you can expect locally from the outcome of propositions

Guest opinion column by County Supervisor Sue Frost–
As has become typical in California, this past November we had a large amount of propositions to vote on. Now that the election is squarely behind us and we know the outcome of each proposition, I thought it would be timely for me to explain the immediate impacts that some of these will have directly on Sacramento County and Citrus Heights…

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Sue Frost, supervisor

Guest Column: Court ruling makes crackdown on homeless camps difficult

Last month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in the case Martin v. Boise which ruled local governments cannot cite or arrest anyone for sleeping on public property when adequate shelter beds are unavailable. Because of that ruling, Sacramento County Parks Rangers stopped enforcing the County anti-camping ordinance at our regional parks and dependent park districts (like Sunrise Recreation and Park District).

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Sue Frost, supervisor

Supervisor Frost: How we’re cracking down on repeat offenders

Guest opinion column by County Supervisor Sue Frost–
In 2014 California passed Proposition 47, which reduced the classification of many nonviolent property and drug crimes from a felony to a misdemeanor. This policy resulted in a surge of automobile and petty theft crimes throughout the state of California, and the effect of this was seen in businesses and on the streets of Sacramento County almost immediately.

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