Santa Ana lawmakers to Gov: Drop $56m demand

Dec 21, 2012 Full story: The Wave

Two state legislators representing Santa Ana have written Gov. Jerry Brown asking that he do something about the state Department of Finance's demand that the city turn over $56 million in supposedly unused funds earmarked for low- and moderate income housing.

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Rich Soto

Tustin, CA

#1 Dec 22, 2012
Santa Ana's Redevelopment agency has not "redeveloped" anything with the property taxes they have seized from the designated project areas. They only took the property taxes from school districts, and other districts, to finance schemes that do not improve neighborhoods or the city. The state has a right to take over these funds and redistributed to the appropriate districts.

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