Tag Archives: Doug Chaffee

Fullerton police and firefighters get a big return on their campaign contributions

When Jan Flory ran for city council in 2012, she emphatically stated during a candidate forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters that she was running to “protect city employees.” The Fullerton Police Officers’ Association (FPOA) spent $60,000 during … Continue reading

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Why did Mayor Chaffee wait?

By Jack Dean | Fullerton residents who attended the last city council meeting on August 5 specifically to comment on Agenda Item #12 – the Downtown Core and Corridors Specific Plan – left the meeting wondering how much more abuse … Continue reading

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Fullerton’s counterfeit COIN

By Sean Paden | The Costa Mesa Civic Openness in Negotiations (COIN) ordinance is a landmark ordinance designed to move labor negotiations for municipal employees out of the shadows and into the open. It provides for transparency by providing for … Continue reading

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Councilmember Fitzgerald’s response to my earlier article on COIN was basically a non-response

By Barry Levinson | I think it is both fitting and appropriate that I am penning this article on the Fourth of July, Independence Day. Fullerton Councilmember Jennifer Fitzgerald’s June 30th article on the UnionWatch website titled “Fullerton Councilmember Responds: … Continue reading

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Sham version of COIN passed by City Council

By Barry Levinson | Here is a postmortem on the final passage on June 17th of the Fullerton version of a “Civic Openness in Labor Negotiations” (COIN) ordinance: During the council meeting a few of citizen activists tried valiantly to … Continue reading

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None dare call it madness

“Over the course of the past two and a half years the City of Fullerton Police Department has taken significant steps to make it the best department possible. As Fullerton’s new Police Chief, I will make sure those efforts continue … Continue reading

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