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Requires that certain revenues generated by a 2017 transportation funding law be used only for transportation purposes and generally prohibits Legislature from diverting funds to other purposes. Fiscal Impact: No direct effect on the amount of state and local revenues or costs but could affect how some monies are spent.
YES A YES vote on this measure means: The Legislature will be required under the State Constitution to continue to spend revenues from recently enacted fuel taxes and vehicle fees on transportation purposes (such as repairing roads and improving transit).
NO A NO vote on this measure means: The Legislature in the future could change current law, allowing it to spend a portion of the revenues from recently enacted fuel taxes and vehicle fees on purposes other than transportation.
PRO Prop. 69 guarantees existing transportation taxes can ONLY be used for transportation improvement projects. It prevents the legislature from redirecting these funds for non-transportation purposes. Prop. 69 protects taxpayers. Does NOT raise taxes. Supported by League of Women Voters California, California Chamber of Commerce, California NAACP, Congress of California Seniors.
CON Sacramento’s broken promises have led to a rundown, outdated, and congested transportation system throughout California. Proposition 69 protects transportation money that will not fix or build any new roads. Proposition 69 fails to protect more than $1 Billion in gas tax revenues. Vote NO on Proposition 69.