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BALLOT MEASURE SUMMARY 


PROP 84

Water Quality, Safety and Supply.
Flood Control. Natural Resource Protection.
Park Improvements. Bonds. Initiative Statute.

SUMMARY           Put on the Ballot by Petition Signatures
Funds water, flood control, natural resources, park and conservation projects by authorizing $5,388,000,000 in general obligation bonds. Emergency drinking water safety provisions. Fiscal Impact: State cost of $10.5 billion over 30 years to repay bonds. Reduced local property tax revenues of several million dollars annually. Unknown state and local operations and maintenance costs, potentially tens of millions of dollars annually.


WHAT YOUR VOTE MEANS
YES
A YES vote on this measure means: The state could sell $5.4 billion in general obligation bonds for safe drinking water, water quality, and water supply; flood control; natural resource protection; and park improvements.

NO
A NO vote on this measure means: The state could not sell $5.4 billion in general obligation bonds for these purposes.


ARGUMENTS
PRO
Provides clean, safe drinking water for California’s rapidly growing population; supports vital projects for coastal protection, water quality, flood prevention. Accountability, public disclosure, annual audits, no new taxes. Join League of Women Voters of California, Clean Water Action, Nature Conservancy, business groups, public health experts, local water districts throughout California.

CON
This bond was placed on the ballot by special interests that will likely receive taxpayers’ money if the bond passes. This so-called “water and flood control bond” has no funding for dams or water storage and little funding for flood control. This initiative would spend billions without effective oversight.


FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
FOR
Fiona Hutton
Californians For Clean
 Water, Parks and Coastal
 Protection/Yes on Prop. 84
13039 Ventura Blvd.
Studio City, CA 91604
(818) 784-1222
Fhutton@
RedgateCommunications.com

www.Yeson84.com

AGAINST
Thomas N. Hudson,
Executive Director
California Taxpayer
Protection Committee
9971 Base Line Road
Elverta, CA 95626-9411
(916) 991-9300
info@protecttaxpayers.com
www.protecttaxpayers.com






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