The campaign against Proposition 32 recently published updates on their website. Below is a quick summary:
October 11, 2012 – The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 and urged voters to vote no on Proposition 32 on the November 6 ballot. Supervisors Don Knabe and Michael Antonovich were the dissenting votes. In contrast, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas stated that the proposition would limit the voice of hardworking Californians. Original article can be found in the Monrovia Patch.
October 10, 2012 – A recent article by the San Jose Mercury News revealed a list of powerful billionaires in support of Proposition 32. The list includes bankers, investors, venture capitalists, executives and other wealthy individuals. However, the largest monetary support – $4 million – came from the American Future Fund, a nonprofit organization. Another prominent supporter is William Oberndorf, a Mill Valley hedge fund manager influential in the school privatization movement. Oberndorf has spent $1.3 million into the Prop 32 campaign. Read the entire news article here.
October 9, 2012 – President Bill Clinton joined organizations like the League of Women Voters, The Sierra Club, Planned Parenthood and Los Angeles Times in speaking out against Proposition 32. He appeared before a No on Prop 32 rally in Davis to make the announcement. More information in the Sacramento Bee article.
Visit www.stopspecialexemptions.org to stay informed on the latest news against Proposition 32.
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