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May 21, 2018
San Diego's Gas Tax Dollars at Work - Vote "Yes" on Proposition 69!
By Mike McManus, Director of Engineering Construction and Industry Relations
Back in the old days, we used to refer to election years as "the silly season", because many people running for public office will literally say anything to get elected or to promote their political causes. Case in point, over the weekend, an article about the gas tax-funded projects in San Diego included a quote from one of the repeal leaders who said, "The proposition doesn't earmark the money for roads, but rather a broadly defined Swiss cheese definition of infrastructure". Now that is pretty silly. So, what are the facts?