Before you vote, read these
July 20, 2010
This graphic from the LAO shows how often, or how rarely, California's unemployment rate has been below 5.5 percent. Proposition 23 on the November ballot would suspend the state's greenhouse gas control law until unemployment fell below that mark for a year.
The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just posted its non-partisan analyses of all of the propositions on the November ballot. If you read or listen to nothing else before the election, read these. They are always the single best place to get grounded on what the props would do and how much they would cost.
- Big vote against Prop. 23 sends a statement about California’s commitment to environmental laws
- Ballot preview: Proposition 25 would allow majority vote for budget
- Ballot preview: Prop. 23 would suspend global warming law
- Ballot preview: Prop 21 means an $18 car tax surcharge, more money for parks
- Ban on smoking at beaches, parks nears final vote