FROM John Tavaglione
Dear California Counties, IOU California's 58 counties depend on the state to provide services, many of which are mandated by Sacramento. But Governor Schwarzenegger and the legislature still haven't produced a state budget . Riverside County Supervisor John Tavaglione is an officer with the California State Association of Counties .
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