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Counties to solar firms: show us some money

More big utility firms here to profit from Eastern Sierra resources without a benefit to us?  That’s how Inyo officials have described the latest proposal by BrightSource Energy to develop a $2.7 billion solar power plant in the Death Valley area.  The Los Angeles Times picked up on the story and found two other counties […]

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Governor signs SB 1148

At the end of August the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 1148. Governor Brown has now signed that bill which trout hatchery supporters say will hurt the planted trout programs and boost wild trout issues. According to former Mono County State Senator Dave Cogdill, the Governor signed the bill and line item vetoed the $1 […]

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Letter to the Editor: To tax or not

Taxes not the Answer for California’s Economy by State Senator Ted Gaines This month marks Presidents Day, and as we celebrate Lincoln’s birthday it’s timely that we look at the tax farce troubling his home state of Illinois.  Last year, in a move that must have left legislative Democrats dizzy with admiration and envy, the […]

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