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In case you missed it: Proposition 1 adds a big debt for little new water

In case you missed it…
The Modesto Bee
September 16, 2014

Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla: Proposition 1 adds a big debt for little new water


Tim Quinn, director of the Association of California Water Agencies, recently said, “We’ve got to get the public out of this mindset that ‘If I spend the money, I get lots more water.’ ”

That’s why we oppose Proposition 1, the California water bond. It is poor public policy to burden taxpayers with $14.4 billion (including interest) for a water bond that nets very little new water. Prop. 1 adds to our $770 billion in taxpayer indebtedness and will crowd out funding for public schools, roads, health and safety.

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For more information go to http://www.noonprop1.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546; [email protected]; Twitter: @shopcraft; Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla 209/479-2053 [email protected];

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