California Proposition Could Impact WaterFix Project

Mealey's (October 11, 2016, 10:13 AM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Californians will vote Nov. 8 on a referendum that would require statewide voter approval before any revenue bonds can be issued by the state for projects over $2 billion, a measure that could affect the California WaterFix project.

The measure is known as Proposition 53.

A pro-Prop 53 website,, says the measure would increase transparency about the true cost of state “megaprojects” such as a proposed “bullet” train.  An anti-Prop 53 website,, says the measure would erode local control over local...
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