Chris McKenzie

Executive Director, League of California Cities

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Executive Director of the League of California Cities

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Proposition 21  would establish an $18 surcharge on vehicles when they’re registered every year, commercial vehicles and trailers excepted.

Ballot-Box Budgeting on the November Ballot

Proposition 21 would establish an $18 surcharge on vehicles when they’re registered every year, commercial vehicles and trailers excepted.

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