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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, June 14, 2017 9B Our airports are of utmost importance to Plumas County WHERE I STAND leaving no money to sparethe local needs, waiting list of folks tired of and Nervino are the only open and I apologize to ......................................... for improvements. We rolled Since 2013, we've been the crowds in Truckee, airports to provide both those who may have had DONY SAWCHUK up our sleeves and got tosuccessful in obtaining over Tahoe and other areas Jet A and 100LL. Gansner trouble contacting our office DIRECTOR, FACULTY work. $5 million in Federal desirous of building new Field only carries 100LL,in the chaos. It's certainly SERVIC ES AND AIRPORTS Fast forward to 2017. Aviation Administration hangars at our airports, though it does now sport not our policy to not return The deferred maintenance grant funding for our Why? Because of the an improved pilot's lounge calls. It was March of 2013 when file lost weight and our airports. Medical wonderful condition of our and is getting a brand new Plumas County airports the Board of Supervisorsairports now carry a modest Emergency response has airfields and tranquility of paved runway this summer,do cause a ripple effect in chose to hire me as the cash balance. The airports been given a significant shot our local scenery. We still have much to do the community. From the Director of Facility Services though are the focus of my in the arm with the addition At one time, Rogers Fieldat our airports and I don't local responders with air and Airports. letter, of Care Flight's investment in Chester used to be thefault Mr. Marshall for attack firefighting and At that time our small I had realized how at Nervino Airport. Shortly only airport experiencingpointing that out. The emergency medical, to the band of employees were on important our airports after that, Care Flight jet traffic. Gansner Field recent storms caused quite infusion of capital in furlough, though restoration were the day I arrived on"Ground" began ambulance and Nervino are now seeing a setback and much chaos businesses generated by of fulltime work hours were the job. Resident pilots service out of PDH. private jet operations such for our tiny maintenance FAA grant funding. on the horizon. My welcome from all three airports had The airports are now as Citations, Lears and operation. I apologize toThe 10-year-plan includes gift to the new job was a visited me to talk about included in our current Encores. Turbo props are the pilots at Nervino whoan additional $25 million in "deferred maintenance" file the future of these airfields. Emergency Operations Planon a significant rise at all endure a lengthy absence possible FAA grant funding busting at the seams and in We have a rich history infor Plumas County. With three airports. Golfing, of AV Gas. The new tank is to lengthen runways, add dire need of attention, our county through these only a few roads in and out, leisure and vacation homes due to arrive the middle of hangar space and continue a Money was tight for the airports and I appreciatethe airfields become our are all responsible for the June and we sincerely vast array of other funded county, and the airportsall those who helped me access for relief, uptick in activity, appreciated your patience, improvements we hope to do were just breaking even,become acquainted with Currently there is a At this time, Rogers Field My door has always been for this wonderful asset. Ill-advised health plan would make California taxpayers sick WHERE I STAND disabled, where ...................................... state,provided healthcare TED GAINS would be the only option. SENATOR, The costs would be 1st SENATE DISTRICT staggering. A recent analysis by the Are you ready for California Senate California to double your Appropriations Committee taxes? What about triple or estimated that implementing quadruple them? A bill SB 562 would set back currently making its way California taxpayers $400 through the state billion. This year's general Legislature could push tax fund spending -- including rates up beyond roads, schools, universities, imagination, making us tax prisons and more -- is serfs to the state, and estimated around $124 driving hundreds of billion In a highly taxed thousands of jobs out of state that just recovered California. from years of massive Senate Bill 562 (SB 562), deficits and still teeters on the "California Healthcare the edge of fiscal ruin, where for All Act," proposes to ban is this additional taxpayer private insurance coverage money supposed to come and force every citizen in from? Four hundred billion the state into the equivalent is more than $10,000 a year of the Medi-Cal system we from every man, woman and provide for the poor and child in the state. Do most California families have that that New York's plan could "free" medical care. kind of money laying cost $226 billion a year,California, already the king around? nearly quadrupling the of the tax dollar giveaway, That extraordinary cost is state's current tax would become the hot new consistent with estimates collections, just to pay for destination for immigrants from other states and is the healthcare, not and indigents seeking care, major reason that government's other driving the costs even single-payer schemes have responsibilities. Roy higher. been voted down or estimates that the plan And, even if the costs were abandoned before would jettison 175,000 jobs not fantastically, impossibly implementation. New York from the state, as high, SB 562 presents other state is currently proposing "high-wage, high-value problems for California its own SB 562. In 2019, when industries move to healthcare. Our state suffers New York's plan would be neighboring states" as a from a shortage of active, the state expects to result. California, a much healthcare providers, collect $82 billion in taxes, larger state, could shed particularly in rural and but wogld need another $91 hundreds of thousands of inner-city areas, a condition billion to pay for its jobs under SB 562's crushing that would only be single-payer scheme. New fiscal mandate, intensified by the provider York, as is the case with California's plan also rate caps in the bill. California, will more than proposes to pay for all care Single-payer systems are double its overall revenue, for all residents, regardless also prone to deadly wait See a trend? of whether they are in the times since they ration care And that $91 billion state illegally, or whether to reduce costs. number might be charitable, they are here legally, but The United States is a An analysis by healthcare just moved here to take medical innovator and expert Avik Roy concluded advantage of the state's California is the nation's bioscience hub. That will disappear in the price-controlled, socialized system California legislators are trying to dump on the people. Price caps, a key component of single payer plans, spell doom to medical innovation. Remaking the entire healthcare system is a terrible idea if the reform is going to make healthcare slower, less innovative and wildly more expensive. SB 562 is an ill-advised plan with unpayable costs that would make California taxpayers sick. Senator Ted Gaines represents the 1st Senate District, which includes all or parts of Alpine, El Dorado, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sacramento, Shasta, Sierra and Siskiyou counties. Plumas County Animal Shelter 201 N Mill Creek Road, Quincy, CA 95971 [530) 283-3673 LETTERS, from page 8B your personal vehicle. An added benefit to high-MPG vehicles is that those vehicles cause less ponution. Some advantages to lowering the pollution levels particularly in this state would be a lower incidence of lung disease which often affects those of us over 50, and a lower incidence of childhood asthma. If you can afford it and you need a va, buy it. If a six-cylinder will get the job done, keep it in mind; and if you can survive with a four-cylinder, so much the better. Gene Nielsen Crescent Mills nations as taking advantage of the U.S. Oh my goodness: I can only conclude that we are weak, and now we need to withdraw and Count our coins. The potential green jobs of the future did not weight into his remarks. Now China will take the lead on that green technology, etc. I am putting my bet behind American states, cities and companies that will advance their own solutions to the climate change and green technology challenge. Trump does not represent the majority of Americans on this issue The White House has become an axis of selfishness. Sally Yost Taylorsville Screw you Despite advice from his senior advisors and urgings from major American companies, Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement is a massive "Screw You" to the rest of the world. His speech on portrayed the U.S. as the victim of a worldwide conspiracy ... it was a contemptuous, mean-spirited speech portraying other They lost Two weeks ago, a Westwood resident concluded with a popular refrain that those opposed to Trumpcare and the general deviation from historical government norms won't admit they lost the election. But presidents from both parties lose elections all the time, and that doesn't mean their supporters have to relinquish their right to Contact your elected officials PLUMAS COUNTY SUPERVISORS - 520 Main Street, Room 309, Quincy, CA 95971; (530) 283-6170; FAX: (530) 283-6288; E-Mail: Individual supervisors can be e-mailed from links on the county website: PRESIDENT - Donald J. Trump, the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, D.C. 20500. (202) 456-1414. Fax: 202-456-2461. E-mail: U.S. SENATOR - Dianne Feinstein (D), 331 Hart Senate Office Bldg., Washington, D.C. 20510. (202) 224-3841; FAX: 202-228-3954; TTY/TDD: (202) 224-2501. District Office: One Post Street, Suite 2450, San Francisco, CA 94104; Phone: (415) 393-0707; Fax: (415) 393-0710. Website: U.S. SENATOR - Kamala Harris (D). U.S. REPRESENTATIVE, 1st DIST. - Doug LaMalfa. 506 Cannon HOB, Washington, D.C. 20515. (202) 225-3076.;; twitter: @RepLaMaifa. DISTRICT OFFICE: 2862 Olive Hwy, Suite D, Oroville, CA 95965, (530) 534-7100, FAX (530) 534-7800. STATE SENATOR, 1st DIST. - Ted Gaines. State Capitol, Room 3070, Sacramento, CA 95814. (916) 651-4001, FAX: (916) 324-2680. E1 Dorado Hills Constituent Service Center: 4359 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 112, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762. (916) 933-7213, FAX (916) 933-7234. Redding Constituent Service Center: 1670 Market St., Suite 244, Redding, CA 96001, (530) 225-3142, FAX (530) 225-3143. STATE ASSEMBLYMAN, 1st DIST.. Brian Dahle, State Capitol, Suite 2158, Sacramento, CA 94249-00001, (916) 319-2001; FAX (916) 319-2103. District Office: 280 Hemsted Dr., Ste. #110, Redding, CA 96002; (530) 223-6300, FAX (530) 223-6737. GOVERNOR. Jerry Brown, office of the Governor, State Capitol, Suite 1173, Sacramento CA 95814. Website: 445.2841. FAX: (916) 558-3160. comment on the issues of the Obamacare these days withHe told Obama he is "Deadwouldn't be in business. day. And with this last the view of it within theWrong." Joining ProfessorAnswer these questions election, Trump's take on it Republican-controlled Giaever, the 'Father of global tree-huggers: Where will you notwithstanding, he won : government. Polls indicate warming,' James Hansen, ' bu y all those used car " i ' because 0fthe Electo -almost citizens prefer .......... r6 ;erses his arms m batteries from Tesia, when :" College. His opponent wonObamacare and did not want December of 2016. Climate ..... theyburn out? What carbon the popular vote by 2.8 million, providing him no mandate. The writer also refers to Nancy Pelosi's comment about passing Obamacare before reading the bill, a comment that was taken out of context by political opponents and has seemingly entered the arena of political myth, to be repeated endlessly without acknowledgment of the circumstances in which the comment was made. The distinction I'll make is that Trumpcare was voted on mere days after its introduction, whereas Obamacare was openly debated and amended for 400+ days before a vote. That ought to be referred to as "deliberation." Compare the general public's opinion of it repealed. Who's working change is a hoax. The South based energy was used to on behalf of whom here? Pole ice has increased and charge those batteries? Trump and Company can Greenland has more ice inHello? Oil, coal, gas, hydro. try to change any policy they the center if its country than Your idealism is wonderful want or sponsor the mostits borders, but pay for your own unpopular legislation ever Odd... "Warmers" are so experiments. These failed crafted. But the three transfLxed on saving the industries have yet to branches of government planet but show no support themselves without were built for checks and consideration for the 2000 federal tax dollars. balances that will sort out babies aborted daily in the The Paris accords hoped to what is appropriate, ethical, U.S. Hey Liberals, our change the climate by .02 or constitutionally legal. President hasn't killed degrees (please read that Trump's initiatives will have anything while you practice again) over a period of 100 to please an audience wider infanticide, years. American taxpayers than his ever-narrowing Concerned "Climate shouldn't fund the base. snowflakes" are acting out a reconstruction of third world Bill Martin ruse, a joke, a series ofcountries or lose its Quincy shenanigans and feigned sovereignty through any hysteria. The election agreements. The United Less hot air "losers" are still seeking States continues to lower its At the 2012 meeting of something to complain CO-2 emissions without any Nobel Laureates, Professor about. It's really about Paris agreement. Less hot air Ivar Giaever, the 1973 Nobel de-funding green jobs, the from losers of an election, Prizewinner for Physics wasted billions of dollars for would also lower the trashes (see Youtube) the windmills, solar, and green temperature. climate change/ energy. If it weren't for Trent Saxton pseudoscientific clap-trap, federal subsidies greenies Lake Davis matter how little money and how having a dog makes you rich." - few possessions you own, Louis Sabin (author) Ebony Charlie Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8am- 5pm. Saturday viewing is by appointment only. Office hours are subject to change due to staffing; calling prior to visiting shelter is recommended. 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