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No on Prop 3

Sep 12, 2018

Proposition 3: Two biggest reasons to oppose the water bond in November, says the San Diego Tribune:  They write, “Proposition 3, which asks voters to approve $8.9 billion in bond funds for water projects, has a surface appeal. The state’s need for improved water infrastructure and new water storage facilities is plain. But there are strong reasons to reject it.  The first and most obvious is that Proposition 3 is on the ballot not because the Legislature thought it was necessary but because of signature-gatherers paid by those who stand to benefit from the bond. A July 16 CALmatters story noted that more than half the money raised to promote the measure came from business groups and farmers seeking specific improvements, especially to the 152-mile-long Friant-Kern Canal in the Central Valley. ... ”  Read more from the San Diego Tribune here:  Proposition 3: Two biggest reasons to oppose the water bond in November

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