Publisher’s Commentary By Wallace J. Allen
San Bernardino L & M; Charter Change… FOR… City Clerk Treasurer, City Attorney not elected AGAINST want to vote for those positions Measure O, Repeals S B Ban on sales N; & P; Regulates growing and sales of MJ…
51… School Bonds, K-12 & Community College Facilities… YES!
52… Medi-Cal Hospital Fee… YES! BENEFITS Total Healthcare in Ca…
53… Revenue Bonds Statewide Voter Approval YES! Though investor money develops, resident use is the ultimate payback to investors! Work done in phases is more transparent and efficient, especially when done with public money!
54… Legislature, Legislative Proceedings… YES! Requires 72 hour internet before legislation can be voted on… Video and record all Legislative meetings.
55… Tax Extension… YES! Taxes people earning $250,000 per year to aid Education & Healthcare… (We should all look forward to qualifying to pay this tax)
56… Cigarette Tax … NO! This 2-dollar tax is a misguided attempt to stop poor people from smoking… It is targeting poor and mentally challenged people who would probably stop smoking if they had a job with a living wage… Jobs and mental services would probably be a better means of producing the next wave of Tobacco Use Reduction… And a tax on luxury items would probably raise more money than the cigarette tax! (Possibly)
57… Criminal Sentences… YES! Court assignments for juveniles will be made by Juvenile Court Judges… Parole for non-violent convictions! Will not release prisoners convicted of violent crimes as defined by the California Penal Code! See page 143 of your large California Official Voter Guide
58… English Proficiency Multilingual Education… YES! Allows parents/schools to locally determine the bilingual teaching methodology…
59… Corporations, Political Spending … YES! Gives California an Official Billboard stating opposition to “Citizens United”! It speaks against creating a “Corporate Humanity” class as super political contributors.
60… Adult Films, Condoms… Requires Condom use during filming… NO! This provides no additional protection for workers and creates right to sue for uninvolved entities…
61… State Prescription Purchasing, Pricing standards… YES! Do not worry about Big Pharmacy raising the price on the VA and thus on everyone else! The VA contract is for all 50 states! Big Pharmacy cannot raise prices in California ONLY!
62… Death Penalty Repealed… YES! Saves Money, Eliminates executing the innocent and coddling the guilty!
63… Firearms, Ammunition Sales… NO! How much is too much ammunition? Too expensive to enforce and is potential result worth it? One can make his own ammunition as well as build his/her own firearm… How it that going to be regulated
64… Marijuana Legalization… NO! This Prop is too complicated… possession of one ounce is all ready legal for adults. Need a bill to decriminalize… Legalization is an economic opportunity that needs transparent regulations that allow for equal access to the industry.
65… Carryout Bags Charges (Directs funds) NO! Plastic bag companies need your vote to keep selling bags…
66… Death Penalty… Mend It Don’t End It… NO! Lawyers are the main beneficiaries of a “yes”!
67… Ban on Single Use Plastic bag Sales… NO! Let your city decide!