Fall 1998 sullislate

California Propositions

prop

description commentary

vote

1

Property Taxes Can't hurt

1A

Big public school bond act Public schools have serious problems, but we do need to invest in their construction & maintenance

2

Transportation Funding Why isn't this the law already?

3

Partisan Elections Keep the open primary - it's good for independents and non-hacks

4

Animal Traps Seems radical for a state law

5

Indian Casinos Tribes should negotiate compacts with the state as required by federal law

6

Horse Meat Ban Don't like horse meat? Don't eat it.

7

Tax Credits for Air Quality Don't subsidize required pollution clean-ups

8

Big school bond package Some useful components, but creates a wasteful bureaucracy

9

Power reform Anticompetitive and financially risky

10

Big new tobacco tax Tobacco taxes aren't so bad, but this initiative by Rob Reiner is political pandering at its very worst

11

Revenue sharing Can't hurt