The Sacramento Bee’s Dan Walters comments on the connection between CAL FIRE’s secret fund and the Fire Fee in a report called “Dan Walters Daily: Hidden money and false poverty”
“This so-called ‘fee’ is an unconstitutional tax.”
- Michelle Steel, Board of Equalization (Vice Chair)
“I live on only Social Security… and it’s already very difficult for me to make ends meet.”
- Shane from Thermal
“I’d like to know why I need to pay this when I am actually in a situation that is better protected than many of the people that are not paying this tax.”
- Michael from Grass Valley
Senator George Runner (Ret.), Member of the State Board of Equalization.