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ACA 1-AGUIAR-CURRY: LETTERS NEEDED FOR FISCAL COMMITTEE

Thursday, April 11, 2019   (0 Comments)
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ACA 1-AGUIAR-CURRY:  LETTERS NEEDED FOR FISCAL COMMITTEE

4/11/2019 - As recently reported, the Assembly Local Government Committee passed ACA 1 by Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters), which seeks to lower the local vote threshold for local construction bonds and special taxes from the current two-thirds vote to 55%.  The measure is now headed to the fiscal committee in the Assembly, which is known as the Assembly Appropriations Committee.  CLA members and library supporters are being encouraged to write the committee and encourage their support of this important constitutional amendment.  One key element of ACA 1 would establish the same local vote threshold that is currently authorized for K-12 school construction bonds and would bring about parity for all local government projects, such as housing, road repair, libraries, and parks.  CLA is in strong support of the measure...[read more]