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October 21, 2016

Yes on Prop. 53 to stop blank check debt

Oct. 12, 2016 / News / Larry Stirling / The San Diego Union-Tribune

“Proposition 53 will stop billions in revenue bond blank checks from being issued behind the backs of voters. It shines the light on the process and holds …

October 21, 2016

Our View: A skeptical look at ballot measures

Oct. 11, 2016 / News / The Editorial Board / The Santa Clarita Valley Signal

“Dubbed the “No Blank Checks Initiative,” Proposition 53 would deliver to voters a say in all state revenue bonds of more than $2 billion issued …

October 12, 2016

Anti-Prop. 53 campaign overplays disaster card in TV ad

Oct. 11, 2016 / News /Alexei Koseff / The Sacramento Bee

“The statements in the ad falsely imply that California regularly uses revenue bonds for emergency projects to create the sense that Proposition 53 would have a devastating effect by …

October 10, 2016

Dan Walters: Election will test California voters’ attitude on new bonded debt

Oct. 9, 2016 / News /Dan Walters / The Sacramento Bee

“And there is another measure, Proposition 53, that would subject state revenue bond issues of $2 billion or more to voter approval, curbing the power of officials to incur …

October 3, 2016

Yes on Prop. 53, to give voters a voice

Oct. 1, 2016 / News / Ron Pasquinelli, President, Monterey Peninsula Taxpayers Association / Monterey Herald

“Most people don’t know that politicians and state bureaucrats have the power to issue revenue bonds without public approval. There is absolutely no vote …

September 26, 2016

Prop. 53 is a no-brainer for taxpayers

Sept. 25, 2016 / News / Leon Brauning, Founder, Napa County Taxpayers Association / Santa Rosa Press Democrat

“Proposition 53 would put a necessary check on California’s out-of-control spending and finally give the people a voice on how their money …