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Sonoma County auditors to target employee credit card use

The Sonoma County Board of Supervisors next week is set to authorize an internal audit and tighter oversight of employee credit card use, a move prompted in part by recent public records requests by The Press Democrat. The plan includes a call for improved ‘internal controls’ on who gets county-issued credit cards and how they are used.

Some earmarks are pork, some aren’t

PD editorial: If it’s spring, it must be earmark season — that time of year when congressional representatives all over the country make their annual appeals for the things they want funded in their districts.

Readers react to Obama ideas in latest PD survey

Our latest online survey of Press Democrat letter writers and other readers shows surprisingly strong support for many of the major ideas the president expressed  in his State of the Union address on Wednesday – even the development of new “safe, clean nuclear power plants.” The president’s discussion about “opening new offshore areas for oil and gas [...]