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Editorial: County's Measure K is too vague; vote 'no'

Original post made on Oct 22, 2016

Over the last several years, an increasing number of San Mateo County residents have come to see the light regarding the pressing need for more affordable housing.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 20, 2016, 1:32 PM

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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Oct 22, 2016 at 7:22 am

Thank You Almanac for the VOTE NO on Measure K recommendation.

The Board of Supervisors spent more time and energy thinking about what a slam dunk it would be to pass if they got it on this ballot. Not very honest.

Measure K is a 20 extension of Measure A a 10 year tax expected to raise $60,000,000 per year. It has produce more than $80,000,000 for the first 3 years. So it making $20,000,000 more than expected and they want to extend that by 20 years claiming affordable housing.

San Mateo County Grand Jury 2012 informed the residents that our elected leaders misled the voters with Measure A claiming we would lose services caused by a deficit if A did not pass. That was a lie. There was NO DEFICIT.

Grand Jury Report: Web Link

We need to quit rewarding dishonest elected official in San Mateo County

VOTE NO on Measure K


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