Workers expect their defined contribution plans to play a greater role in their retirement income than annuities.
March 19--David Rogers, who won election in 2010 and was seated as Madera County supervisor for District 2 in 2011, will run unopposed in this year's election.
"I want to express my gratitude to the people of District 2 for their continued confidence and support for me as supervisor," Rogers said. "We have accomplished many things together over the past three years, and faced some of the toughest issues seen in this county in decades."
Rogers noted those issues include high-speed rail, drought, flooding, new development decisions, county reorganization and economic downturns.
"Despite these difficult issues, we have flourished," Rogers said. "The county has closed a fifteen-million dollar gap, paid off eight million in debt, and continues to save many millions of dollars every year while accomplishing more with less."
Rogers said these accomplishments were a "real team effort" of great managers and outstanding personnel.
"It is our desire to create unprecedented service for the residents and businesses of Madera County," Rogers said. "To cut through the red tape and help them achieve their dreams, to insure a safe environment in which to live, work and play, and pay attention to the folks who pay the bills."
"I look forward to serving District 2 the next five years," Rogers added. "May God bless us in the future as he has abundantly blessed us in the past."
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