Friday, April 29, 2016     Volume: 30, Issue: 40
Signup

Weekly Poll
How much do you think large monetary contributions to campaigns can sway elected officials?

Way too much; it’s seriously time to big take money out of politics.
Enough to reevaluate campaign finance laws and how they impact our political system.
Maybe a little; but in the end they still must answer to voters.
Not a concern; it’s how things work, and any serious candidate must stack some chips.

Vote! | Poll Results

RSS Feeds

Latest News RSS
Current Issue RSS

Special Features
Delicious
Search or post SLO County food and wine establishments

New Times / Letter To The Editor

The following article was posted on May 28th, 2014, in the New Times - Volume 28, Issue 44 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 28, Issue 44

Try spending less

By August Salemi - Atascadero

We need more taxes for this, we need more taxes for that, more taxes … more taxes … ad nauseam. My mailbox has been bombarded. Did you folks ever consider spending less? We already have way too much government. The only way to reduce its size is by defunding it. Vote “no” on any and all taxes.