One week after the March 3 election, Proposition 13 remains behind 46 to 54 percent, which appears too big a gap to make up.
Several factors — confusion with a more famous 13, tax fatigue, anxiety over the stock market — may have led to the measure’s likely defeat.
Prop. 13 — unrelated to the better known tax cutting initiative in 1978 — would have helped K-12 districts, community colleges, CSU and UC with the cost of construction projects.
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State can use some of the budget surplus, instead of high-interest bond financing, to fund school repairs, state senator says.
Proponents and opponents of the $15 billion state bond measure for K-12 and higher education facilities funding, share their views.
Statewide bond measure would provide for desperately needed renovation of old school buildings, supporters say.
The $15 billion bond measure is unnecessary and unwise, opponents say.
The state bond will underwrite some construction costs of schools and universities, with extra help for low-income districts.
Ballot measure proponents advocate for a new, ongoing source of funding for state's education priorities.
California’s public higher education system needs new investments to protect students’ health and safety.
Backers and opponents of a $15 billion K-12 and college construction bond are wondering if association with infamous Prop. 13 will affect the vote.