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Gaines Will Try Again To Abolish Fire Fee

One of Nevada County’s state senators says he will try again next year to pass a couple of key pieces of legislation. Republican Ted Gaines visited a local Chamber of Commerce event last week, and says he was close to getting a bill through that would abolish the rural fire fee…

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Gaines also authored a bill (S-B 16) that would give small counties some financial relief regarding state court cases, like the Lester fraud case in Nevada County, which has cost the county over a hundred thousand dollars. Gaines says he’ll likely have to make amendments to it before he can re-introduce it next year…

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The 2013 legislative season is over. The Assembly and Senate are not scheduled to reconvene until January.

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