Josh Stephens

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Editor of the California Planning and Development Report, a trade publication focused on the urban planning industry

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Governor Brown persuaded the Legislature to abolish local redevelopment agencies, so their $5 billion in taxes could go to public schools.

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Governor Brown persuaded the Legislature to abolish local redevelopment agencies, so their $5 billion in taxes could go to public schools.

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