Voters are overwhelmingly reinvesting in their local governments,
local infrastructure and local services by approving ballot
measures that authorize tax increases and bond issues for
The legislative year was dominated by a three-way battle among
the governor, Democrats and Republicans over how to close a $24
billion deficit spanning two budget cycles.
Although the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 has
been in effect for nearly two decades, many public entities are
not yet in compliance with its accessibility requirements.