Joining a chorus of organizations representing private property rights, taxpayers and faith based organizations, conservative stalwart Congressman Tom McClintock is calling for an end to California's 425 redevelopment agencies. In a YouTube video, the Congressman calls out RDAs for abusing private property rights and wasteful government spending, including $6.9 million for a mermaid bar. He points out that local taxpayer dollars that would otherwise go to local police and fire protection are going into the pockets of politically connected interests.
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In recent weeks, conservative leaders and organizations have been calling on Republican legislators to abandon their support for RDAs. In March of this year, Governor Brown's effort to abolish RDAs failed due to Republican opposition, despite independent analysis that concluded that there is no reliable evidence that redevelopment creates net new jobs.
A website, www.StopTheMoneyPit.com, was launched to build public support for SB 77 and AB 101, legislation that abolishes RDAs.
Congressman McClintock urges you to contact your state legislator! Click here to find out who represents you in the California State Legislature.