El Dorado County rejects some federal stimulus money
By Cathy Locke
El Dorado County officials turned down $1.6 million in federal stimulus funds, leaving an ideologically diverse group, including affordable-housing advocates and local contractors, angry and perplexed.
The Board of Supervisors last week twice rejected what staff members described as no-strings-attached funding.
"It’s as close to a no-brainer as I’ve ever seen come before this board," Richard ... Read more