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In Case You Missed It: Santa Ynez Valley News, Antelope Valley Press, Victorville Daily Press and San Bernardino Sun / Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Urge Yes on Proposition 22

New Yes on 22 Website Details Massive Cuts to City Services throughout California Due to Ongoing State Budget Raids and Economic Meltdown, October 14, 2010

In Case You Missed It: Santa Barbara Independent and Monterey County Weekly Urge Yes on Proposition 22, October 11, 2010

In Case You Missed It: Vacaville Reporter Urges Yes on Proposition 22, October 7, 2010

In Case You Missed It: Monterey County Herald and Red Bluff Daily News Urge Yes on Proposition 22, October 6, 2010

In Case You Missed It: San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star News, Whittier Daily News,Santa Maria Times and Lompoc Record Urge Yes on Proposition 22, October 4, 2010

AAA Northern California Supports Prop. 22 to Improve Our Roads and Transportation Infrastructure, October 1, 2010

Bay Area Council and Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network Announce Support for Prop. 22, September 29, 2010

In Case You Missed It: Gilroy Dispatch Urges Yes on Proposition 22, September 17, 2010

In Case You Missed It: San Diego North County Times and Torrance Daily Breeze Urge Yes on Proposition 22, September 16, 2010

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Editorials/Opinion

Opinion Editorial: Viewpoints: Should city, county coffers be protectes? Yes. It's time to stop state raids that have hurt local services, Sacramento Bee, 9/24/10

Editorial: Prop. 22 will protect local funds, San Diego North County Times, 9/15/10

Editorial: Protect Local Tax Dollars, Palm Springs Desert Sun, 9/12/10

Editorial: Yes on 22, Riverside Press Enterprise, 9/12/10

Editorial: Vote Yes on Prop. 22, San Jose Mercury News, 9/5/10

Editorial: Prop. 22 Will Protect Local Tax Revenue, Bakersfield Californian, 9/3/10

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Articles

Local Leaders Support Prop. 22, KGPE-TV47 (CBS, Fresno), 10/20/10

Valley law enforcement and government leaders wore boxing gloves to symbolize the fight against state government taking local funds. 

City Leaders Say Cuts Minimal, Ridgecrest Daily Independent, 10/9/10

Despite 100 days of debate in Sacramento over how to close a $19 billion state budget deficit, the City of Ridgecrest says it doesn’t expect to fall victim to the cuts included in California’s newly adopted budget – at least this year.

Fire Stations Cut Services As City Budgets Shrink, NPR Radio, 9/30/10

Mayor, Officials Urge Voters To Pass Prop. 22, KGTV-TV10 (ABC), 9/15/10

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and other mayors from California cities are encouraging voters to pass Proposition 22, which says city funds should not go to Sacramento but be used at the city level.

Cities Begin Campaign Push for Prop. 22, KPBS-FM89.5 (NPR, San Diego), 9/15/10

Budgets are tight throughout California and local governments are fighting to prevent the state from taking their money. Now the fight is heating up over Proposition 22. It would prevent California from borrowing money designated for local use to fix the state’s deficit.

Who's Raiding the Till? KUSI-TV 99, 9/15/10

As if our city budget problems weren't bad enough ... the state has been raiding local treasuries to balance its own budget. But Proposition 22 calls for an end to that.

Peninsula Pols Sing to Save Our City Services, Pacifica Riptide, 8/5/10

Video of Peninsula city council members, city managers, and chamber of commerce reps making the case for Prop 22 -- in song.

L.A. library cuts prompt protests, Los Angeles Times Blog, 7/19/10

Los Angeles Public Library supporters gathered on Monday at the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles to protest a two-day-a-week closure caused by budget cuts.

Folsom cuts 31 jobs: Police union fighting to save five officers, Folsom Telegraph, 7/8/10

It’s still to be seen whether or not the city can spare the jobs of five police officers who were laid off last week.

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Extras

Prop 22 Super Volunteer Jerry Taylor Cuts, Places his Own Radio Ad Supporting Proposition 22!

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