Blog Reject Prop. 13, California’s $15 billion school bond plan

Reject Prop. 13, California’s $15 billion school bond plan

Reject Prop. 13, California’s $15 billion school bond plan

Source: Mercury News & East Bay Times Editorial Boards

State legislators want to make more money available for needed school construction and they want to encourage transit-oriented development. Those are laudable goals.

But they shouldn’t perpetuate a system that subsidizes private developers by excusing them from fully funding classroom construction needed for their new homes; force current homeowners to pay more property taxes to make up the shortfall; and drive up construction costs by pushing local districts to use only union labor for school projects.

Vote NO on Prop. 13. Read the full article here.