Mayor Darrell Steinberg listens to City Council member Jay Schenirer discuss Measure U on Tuesday.
Mayor Darrell Steinberg listens to City Council member Jay Schenirer discuss Measure U on Tuesday. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Mayor Darrell Steinberg listens to City Council member Jay Schenirer discuss Measure U on Tuesday. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

Sacramento is worried about raising taxes. It should be worried about declining public trust

August 02, 2018 04:30 AM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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