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Editorial: Fresno Needs Tax Incentives, Not SB 531

In a perfect world, Fresno and other inland California cities would not need tax-sharing incentives to convince major companies such as Amazon and Ulta to build distribution centers in their locales. But, as we know, the world isn't perfect. And in Calif...

Election 2018: Borgeas for State Senate 8 and Who Else?

It may be one of the worst-kept local political secrets: Fresno County Supervisor Andreas Borgeas plans to run for the state Senate seat held by to-be-termed-out Tom Berryhill. But every time GV Wire asks Borgeas for an update, he balks at talking about it. ...
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Rob Poythress Banks on Experience in State Race

Rob Poythress says Sacramento has ignored the needs of the Central Valley for too long. The Madera businessman and farmer is one of several candidates running for the state Senate District 12 seat occupied b...