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July 17, 2017
The Sham SANDAG "Reform" Bill - A Cliff Notes Version
By Eddie Sprecco, CEO
This has been a long saga that brought us to the sham "reform" measure Assembly Bill 805. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the issue, SANDAG has been recently called out for not disclosing problems with their revenue estimates prior to last year's infrastructure initiative - Measure "A." In response, Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez introduced AB 805 to "reform"
SANDAG by consolidating all of the power of the regional planning agency into the hands of a few - her and her buddies....
The problem with calling something a "reform" bill, is the changes proposed have to have a nexus to what the problem is - in other words, actually fix what is broken. For example more...