Tag Archive for Cynthia Ward

CATER Removed as Plaintiff in Angels MOU Lawsuit; it’s Down to Ward’s PRA

Angels Stadium

CATER, the Committee of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility, maintains they are an organization dedicated to protecting the interests of Anaheim residents and taxpayers even if the vast majority of Anaheim taxpayers and residents have no idea who CATER is and what they fight for (anytime I meet anyone form Anaheim, it’s the first question…

The IRS has no form 990s from CATER

Letter from IRS stating no form 990 on file for CATER

CATER (Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility), which identifies itself as a 501(c)(4) public benefit non-profit organization focused on transparency and accountability in government, has either not filed a form 990 from September 2013 through the end of July 2015 or has asked the IRS for an extension in filing which the IRS has not…

More Support from Democrats and Labor on Disney Deal

Disneyland

A broad coalition of elected and local Democrats and labor groups are coming out in strong support to urge the Anaheim City Council to approve an agreement that would extend an existing tax policy in Anaheim for another 30 years. In exchange, Disney will invest a minimum of $1 Billion for a third major expansion…

Why Does Todd Spitzer Hate the First Amendment? (Updated with comment from ACLU)

Supervisor Todd Spitzer speaks at a county Board of Supervisors meeting. (Photo by: Nick Gerda/Voice of OC)

The First Amendment to our Constitution is pretty clear.  Government can’t make laws abridging free speech.  And this extended from Congress down through local government bodies.  Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer has announced, in front of UC-Irvine, that he plans to develop policy that would cut county funding to any organization that bans the display of…

Strike 2 for CATER on Angels/Brown Act Case

Greg Diamond

As reported in AnaheimBlog yesterday, the Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility (or CATER) was dealt another blow in Superior Court as the judge sent the plantiff back to rework their complaint a second time and to keep it under 12 pages. Here’s the entire ruling: with some bolding for emphasis: The operative pleading herein,…

IOC & CATER craters on Anaheim Convention Center Expansion Lawsuit

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That sound you hear in Anaheim is the Building/Trade unions cheering that any legal challenges to Anaheim’s Convention Center expansion project are done.  The Coalition of Anaheim Taxpayers for Economic Responsibility (CATER), a “good government” group has dropped its legal challenge to the financing plans for the expansion of Anaheim’s Convention Center. The Inland Oversight Committee…