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ARGUMENTS AND REBUTTALS

Proposition 65

Local Government Funds, Revenues. State Mandates.
Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

ARGUMENT in Favor of
Proposition 65

No argument in favor was provided for this measure.

 

ARGUMENT Against
Proposition 65

VOTE NO on 65.

VOTE YES on 1A.

Our coalition of local governments submitted Prop. 65 to the voters in order to protect local revenues that are used to provide essential services, including fire protection, law enforcement, paramedic response, and emergency medical care. For years, state legislators have taken local government funds used to provide these essential local services.

HOWEVER, in the time since Prop. 65 was submitted, a new and better measure-Prop. 1A-has been placed on the ballot to prevent state raids on local government funding. Prop. 1A is supported by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Democrats and Republicans, local government and public safety leaders because it is a better, more flexible approach to protect funding for vital local services. Please look in the ballot pamphlet at the official arguments and the diverse groups supporting Prop. 1A.

VOTE NO on 65.

VOTE YES on 1A.

CHRIS McKENZIE, Executive Director
League of California Cities

CATHERINE SMITH, Executive Director
California Special Districts Association

STEVEN SZALAY, Executive Director
California State Association of Counties



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