Reality check: Prop. 53 ad exaggerates disaster relief risk

Nov. 1, 2016 / News / Paul Rogers / Bay Area News Group

“IS IT TRUE? The ad is misleading. After natural disasters such as earthquakes, federal agencies like the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Highway Administration — not state revenue bonds — provide most funding for recovery. Opponents concede that point, but they argue that in a future disaster Proposition 53 might limit local officials’ flexibility to provide government assistance.”

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