Ramsey opens own wallet to match Daniel
Campaign money is flowing Lance Daniel’s way, much it from local business owners Mike Ramsey’s office has prosecuted for polluting. Of the $86,887 Daniel had raised by May 27, $7,500 came from Chico Scrap Metal, $5,000 from the Highway 70 Industrial Park and $12,542 from the political-action committee Citizens for Economic Balance (CEB).
Ramsey has raised $101,262, including $50,000 he lent himself. Other contributors include Chico contractor Michael Coffron ($5,000), Mooretown Rancheria ($1,000), and Deputy DA Hal Thomas ($1,100). Thomas’ is the attorney who handles the DA’s environmental prosecutions.