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”
“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
“The complaints from Republican legislators are on target. The agency should end the tax and issue refunds.”
- Orange County Register Editorial
“People talk about fire protection… I don’t see any protection coming out of this. Again, I don’t mind paying something, but I would like to see something for it and I am seeing nothing for this.”
- Robert from Oakhurst
Senator George Runner (Ret.), Member of the State Board of Equalization.