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October 9, 2017
AB 805 Signed into Law - All-time Greatest Backfire?
By Eddie Sprecco, CEO
We all have heard of AB 805 - in a nutshell, it is the bill that took advantage of an unrelated "scandal" at SANDAG to jam through a union backed power grab of the regional planning agency. Through some legislative horse trading, this newest subversion of local control became law - over the opposition of local cities, the paper of record, the county, and the San Diego business community.
The author of the bill, Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher has long had aims on the Mayor's office. Her new husband, Nathan Fletcher, is also currently seeking the County Board seat to represent downtown. Lo and behold, AB 805 consolidates power in downtown San Diego....