Storms, State Budget Derail Transportation Funding

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The latest report on California-s Transportation system says it-s -in crisis and on the verge of collapse,- and damage from recent storms will only make matters worse. Former Governor Gray Davis put a freeze on transportation projects, and Governor Schwarzenegger is extending it. That means no money for new roads and highways, and no new money to help prevent the existing infrastructure from further deterioration. Beyond maintaining the freeze, the Governor's budget diverts a billion in gasoline taxes from transportation to education and deficit reduction. We hear what it all means for the economy from Bob Balgenorth of the California Transportation Commission and John Semcken of the LA Chamber of Commerce.
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State Water Resources Control Board

California Transportation Commission's 2004 Report to the Legislature

Transportation Congestion Improvement Act (Prop 42. 2002)

Non Tribal Commercial Gambling Expansion (Prop 68)

Tribal Gaming Compacts, Exclusive Gaming Rights (Prop 70)

Governor Schwarzenegger's 2004 gaming compacts

Secretary of State Kevin Shelley

Help America Vote Act (HAVA)

California State Audit report on Shelley, HAVA

Berthelsen's article on Shelley, Federal Voting Act funds



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