Statement: “We’re going to have to cut services dramatically … And there’s going to be some public safety implications, implications in terms of services throughout the neighborhoods,” San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, a supporter of the Proposition D sales tax increase, in a U-T San Diego Q&A, Aug. 29, 2010. Did It Come True? No

San Diegans elected Jerry Sanders to fix their financial
problems. He’ll have one more budget cycle left to do it.

After the failure of a sales tax and financial reform ballot measure, Mayor Jerry Sanders said the reforms still would happen. So far, the reforms have yet to yield much savings.

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders wanted to save $10 million a year
by selling the city’s stake in Miramar Landfill. It cost $500,000
to find out no one wanted to buy it.

Statement: “They have about a million dollars for those supporting Proposition D,” KUSI reported in August. Determination: False Analysis: Proposition D was the November election’s big local debate. Should the city temporarily raise the sales tax after completing a series of financial reforms? Its supporters argued that the city simply needed more money in order […]


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