For Measure A to bring in the $18 billion number that’s being touted in mailers and in the official ballot language, the typical San Diego resident would need to spend more money on items subject to the local sales tax than at any time since 1970.
The San Diego Association of Governments hasn’t been shy about touting the benefits county residents will feel if they pass its proposed ballot measure in November. One of the proposal’s major selling points is that the projects the measure would fund will relieve traffic congestion. We found SANDAG thinks of traffic relief differently than a typical commuter might.
As far as I can tell, Prop. D is a stadium bill. I’m just not
ready to vote for it given the financial distress of more basic,
and important, city services.
The mayor and City Council accept a business-led proposal to
tighten the ballot measure’s reforms in a push for credibility less
than a month before Election Day.
City leaders back a report from a business group on the city’s
key November ballot measure, but it remains unclear how much
they’re willing to do.
Join us for a VOSD event: Councilmen Kevin Faulconer and Todd
Gloria debate Prop. D.
How the department’s sworn personnel levels compare to other big cities.
Councilman suggests some fire engines could be restored by
paying for just one or two more firefighters.
Pro: Prop D saves police and fire! Anti: lack of guarantees!
Statement: “Not a cent of this tax is required to go to police, fire and other vital city services. Politicians can spend this money any way they want,” the anti-Proposition D website, ReformSanDiego.Com says. Determination: True Analysis: The city of San Diego’s November financial reform ballot measure, known as Proposition D, would increase San Diego’s […]