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Senator Bill Dodd Introduces SCA 3

Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments)
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1/31/2017 - Senator Bill Dodd (D-Napa) has introduced Senate Constitutional Amendment 3, which seeks to lower the vote threshold for the passage of local library construction bond projects from the current 2/3rds local vote requirement to 55%. In a press release issued by Senator Dodd, he stated, “Our public libraries provide critical services to our state, educating future generations, promoting lifelong learning and providing cultural enrichment.  That’s why we need to empower local communities to better maintain and expand the accessibility and capacity at their public libraries.”   Two Senators have also agreed to co-author the measure:  Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg) and Senator Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont)...[read more]