VOTER GUIDE 2018
THE VALLEY INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE ASSOCIATION RECOMMENDS THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
SUPPORT PROP 1 Veteran and Affordable Housing Bond
A $4 billion general obligation bond to fund affordable housing programs in California.
SUPPORT PROP 3 Water Supply and Quality Bond
Authorizes a crucial $8.877 billion bonds for California’s water infrastructure.
SUPPORT PROP 4 Children’s Hospital Bond
$1.5 billion to fund capital improvement programs for children’s hospitals in California.
OPPOSE PROP 6 Eliminates Road Repair Funding
Halts urgent safety repairs and upgrades to freeways, roads, and bridges, and makes it difficult to raise revenue for critical infrastructure in future.
OPPOSE PROP 7 Year-Round Daylight Saving Time
Unnecessarily places California on year-round Daylight Saving Time, out of sync with rest of U.S.
OPPOSE PROP 8 Limit on Dialysis Clinic Revenue
Reduces access for patients by capping total revenue of kidney dialysis treatment centers.
OPPOSE PROP 10 Repeal Costa-Hawkins Protections
Allows unlimited rent control on single family homes and new apartments, effectively freezing new housing supply and driving up rents.
SUPPORT PROP 11 Ambulance Employee Standards
Establishes common sense law so paramedics can respond to emergencies on their breaks.
OPPOSE MEASURE B – CITY OF LA First Step to City-Run Bank
Voter approval is first step to risky and infeasible city-run bank.
SUPPORT MEASURE E – CITY OF LA City Election Dates
Aligns City of LA elections with state elections to improve voter turnout.
SUPPORT MEASURE EE – CITY OF LA LAUSD Election Dates
Aligns LAUSD elections with state elections to improve voter turnout.
OPPOSE MEASURE W – COUNTY OF LA Tax on Rainwater
Penalizes lower-density Valley businesses with surface parking lots with new per-square-foot tax.