State government says it is serious about job creation but kills
jobs in the private and public sectors by raiding and borrowing
local government funds. Proposition 22 offers a solution.
While public support for our ballot measure is strong, we have to
ask ourselves whether we are prepared to devote the effort,
resources and focus to this priority to ensure success in
California’s economy is in the worst shape since the Great
Depression, and the state is shutting down its only viable source
of economic development.
This year, the dysfunction in our state governance became
painfully evident as the Legislature and governor adopted budget
after budget that failed to meet the test of responsibility in
the eyes of…
In the past few years, some state leaders have proposed budget
“solutions” that are clearly unconstitutional and fly in the face
of the intent of not only the voters but the Legislature itself.
Amid mounting evidence that the state government is hopelessly
dysfunctional, various groups are putting together a reform