Written by Administrator
March 30th, 2010 at 11:00 am
FPPC complaints have been filed against San Bernardino County Supervisors Josie Gonzales and Paul Biane as well as former County Administrative Officer Mark Uffer. The complaints all allege that these three individuals, along with countless other politicians and department managers, have been the recipients of free medical services at the county’s hospital, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC), and have failed to report the gifts on their Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700).
VIPs, as they are known at the county-run hospital, routinely have medical treatment arranged for them free of charge at the ARMC at taxpayer expense. Often, in order to hide the free treatment, no computer records or medical charts are created. VIPs, if being treated in the emergency room, are moved ahead of even critically ill patients.
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