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How Fresno Sets Its Road Repair Priorities

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand is hitting the reset button on how to distribute $12 million in SB 1 gas tax funds to repair local city roads. Four council members, whose districts' encompass south and central Fresno...
Composite illustrating the tug-o-war between north and south Fresno over street funding

After War of Words, Mayor Orders Street Fight Delay

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand on Tuesday pulled a controversial spending plan for the city’s roads off this week’s city council agenda. “In light of recent rhetoric, I have decided to pull the Administration’s proposed SB1 project plan from Thursday’s Council meet...

Who’s Behind Radio Ad Attacking Arambula?

A new series of radio ads (airing on KMJ) targets Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) over his vote for Senate Bill 1, the gas tax. Produced by Stutzman Public Affairs of Sacramento, the ad criticizes Arambula’s vote. “Voting to raise gas taxes on Fresn...