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Props and Pints – It’s a “Know Your Ballot” Party!

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 Map and directions
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Propositions 30 and 38 are both about raising taxes – right? But what’s the difference between the two? What will they really do for the California’s massive budget deficit? Since 1911, initiatives have been part of this state’s ballot, with more than 20 props facing the voters in some years. With increasing complexity and sometimes misleading language, voters have a monumental job just figuring out what each proposition means. Patt Morrison and her guests parsed the props and cleared the confusion.


- Patt Morrison, special correspondent, KPCC

- Bob Stern, former president of the Center for Governmental Studies

- John Matsusaka, president of USC’s Initiative and Referendum Institute; professor of law in the Gould School of Law and of business in the Marshall School of Business