Friday, September 23, 2011

KPBS: DeMaio’s Plan To Fund Pothole Fixes Questioned

DeMaio, who's running for mayor, calls for dedicating future revenue to street repair.

But UCSD political scientist Validimir Kogan says past mayors Susan Golding and Dick Murphy had similar plans for police staffing and libraries that didn’t pan out. Kogan says one reason is that when revenues begin to increase, voters tend to want that money used to restore services that were cut.

Read the article here.

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