Tag Archives: Elk Grove

“Buy American” hurts school-lunch program

Here’s a Christmas wish: that politicians and corporate agricultural interests quit nickel and diming school districts struggling to provide affordable meals for low-income children. The grinches locally are U.S. Rep. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, whose district includes 40 percent of … Continue reading

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Thanks to public money and political muscle, sports leagues on a roll

Now that billionaires have discovered Sacramento is eager to give them public money, and a big-shot politician like Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is eager to gut environmental protections for  a Kings arena project, expect another pro sports business … Continue reading

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