The economic consequences of the Town of Apple Valley’s attempt to condemn Liberty Utilities Apple Valley

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By Dr. Rodney T. Smith, Ph.D.

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[I]f the Town condemns Liberty Utilities Apple Valley by eminent domain, higher water rates for Town residents are a virtual certainty for decades to come. If the goal of acquiring Liberty Utilities Apple Valley is to charge lower water rates, then the effort should be abandoned because that goal is not a feasible outcome.

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Will Apple Valley voters fall for Measure F’s Big Lie?

By Chris Mann
Founder, Inland Empire Taxpayers Association

California’s high desert in San Bernardino County is a great part of the Golden State. The region has consistently elected strong conservative voices to represent citizens, and the people have long stood for lower taxes and smaller government. But a big lie is going around the Town of Apple Valley that should put everyone on alert. If it can happen there, it could happen anywhere in California.

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Our investigation into the many flaws of the ‘Thornberg report’

The Apple Valley Citizens for Government Accountability has released a report that details the many flaws about the report by taxpayer-funded (by the Town of Apple Valley) political campaign economist Christopher Thornberg. What we found will shock you, and leave you scratching your head about why the Town would have brought an avowed opponent of Prop. 13 and proponent of higher taxes into this debate.

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