Stringer Wireman interviews Tumultuous Trash Co. President Slag Detritus. His business is the sole provider for refuse pickup in a small flyover California city.

People are angrily pulling up stakes and leaving California in droves because of high taxes and political climate, or so it has been reported. They are heading to more “tax-friendly” states like Nevada, Montana and Idaho.

The Measure L half-cent sales tax well has proved to be more of a gusher than expected. The city received $1,454,335 in Measure L money for Fiscal Year 2018/19, according to Deputy City Manager Andrew Keys. “This is above … our final budget projection of $1.2 million,” he says. There is no o…

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