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Town officials concerned about San Ramon backing out of lobbying alliance

Original post made on May 14, 2013

San Ramon recently opted out of a contract with Jordan Associates, a consultant group that arranged the Tri-Valley mayors' lobbying trip to Washington every January. The move is frustrating Danville officials, who feel that the city will reap the benefits of regional lobbying without paying for it.

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Posted by JJJ
a resident of Diablo
on May 14, 2013 at 8:26 am

I would like to see a list of items that Danville has benefited from the spending of this $20,000 year after year. My tax dollars at work. Sounds like another consultant get rich scheme and a government paid sightseeing trip.

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Posted by Derek
a resident of Danville
on May 14, 2013 at 10:55 am

Don't know about "Danville benefits" but I bet our dear city leaders have plenty of perks and wonderful dining experiences at taxpayer expense. At this point I really don't trust the mayor or any of the council members at all.

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Posted by Waste of Tax dollars
a resident of Danville
on May 15, 2013 at 6:40 am

I'm sure this trip cost the tax payers a lot and Newell Arnerich is bummed because he likes to rub elbows with the elitists in DC. Glad San Ramon pulled the plug. We don't need more lobbyists.