Dr. Phil Gussin explains Nov. 6 ballot measuresContributor October 31, 2018 0 COMMENTS
College of the Canyons political science professor Dr. Phil Gussin has an annual tradition of educating the local public about ballot measures via YouTube videos. This week, we’re sharing his videos to help you fill out your ballots.
Prop. 1 authorizes the state to issue $4 billion in bonds for housing programs.
Prop. 2 authorizes the state to use money from the “millionaire’s tax” to pay for $2 billion in bonds for homelessness prevention housing.
Prop. 3 authorizes the state to issue $8.9 billion in bonds for water-related infrastructure and environmental projects.
Prop. 4 authorizes the state to issue $1.5 billion in bonds for children’s hospitals.
Prop. 5 revises the process for homebuyers age 55 or older or severely disabled to transfer their tax assessments.
Prop. 6 repeals the 2017 fuel tax and vehicle fee increases. It also requires public votes on future increases.
Prop. 7 authorizes the state legislature to legislate permanent daylight savings time if the federal government allows.
Prop. 8 requires dialysis clinics to issue refunds for revenue above a certain amount.
Prop. 10 allows local governments to regulate rent on any type of housing.
Prop. 11 allows ambulance providers to require workers to remain on call during breaks.
Prop. 12 bans the sale of meat from animals confined in small spaces.
Dr. Phil Gussin is a professor of political science and the adviser to the Model United Nations team at College of the Canyons.