Local California Governments Hope to Handcuff State From Raiding Revenues

Finestone, Deborah
January 2002
Bond Buyer;1/25/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31311, p33
Trade Publication
Reports on hopes of the coalition of local government advocates of California to ask voters to approve a constitutional amendment prohibiting the state from raiding local revenues to balance California's budget. Benefits enjoyed if the initiative is passed; Revenue sources; Version of the coalition that are pending due to circumstances under which the legislature can override the act.


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