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Prop 68 Passes with Major Support from California Voters

PRESS RELEASE, June 05, 2018
The Yes on Prop. 68 campaign tonight announced that Californians have decisively voted to approve Proposition 68, the California Clean Water and Safe Parks Act. Prop. 68’s success sends a clear message from voters about the need to address the state’s most critical parks, water, and natural resource needs. By passing the measure, voters authorized funding $4.1 billion in bonds to protect our water and natural areas and help to ensure every Californian has access to safe drinking water and safe parks, particularly in low-income underserved communities. “The success of Prop. 68 at the... READ MORE

Mayor Garcetti and Local Leaders Announce Support for Yes on 68

Press Release, May 21, 2018
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was today joined by major environmental organizations, clean water advocates and local leaders to announce support for Proposition 68. ... READ MORE

San Diego Union-Tribune Endorses Prop 68

San Diego Union-Tribune
Editorial Board, May 18, 2018
A San Diego County Water Authority analysis recommends approval and notes the bond would address what is perhaps the state’s biggest little-known problem: the possibility of the shrinking, polluted Salton Sea becoming the source of toxic dust storms … On balance, The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board recommends a yes vote on Proposition 68. ... READ MORE

Op-Ed: 68 will prepare California for climate change

Sacramento Bee
Jay Ziegler & Tim Quinn, May 16, 2018
California’s safe drinking water and natural resources are increasingly threatened by drought, wildfires, floods and mudslides. Proposition 68 is designed to help make our communities more resilient to the impacts of climate change. ... READ MORE

Inside the $4.1 billion California measure that thinks small to fix parks, waterways

The San Francisco Chronicle
Kurtis Alexander, May 04, 2018
A far-reaching measure before California voters in June would authorize the state to borrow $4.1 billion for investments in outdoor recreation, land conservation and water projects.   ... READ MORE