City Leaders Push Back on Redevelopment Axing in California

A group of city leaders and activists gathered in Sacramento to protest Governor Jerry Brown's plan to close the state's redevelopment agencies.

The argue the move is a violation of the state's constitution.

"The group of leaders at the Sacramento Convention Center accused Brown of dropping what amounts to an atomic bomb on urban renewal projects and threatened to sue the state if the proposal moves forward.

'We would hate to have to take the state to court in order to uphold the will of the voters, but we will do it if we're forced to do it,' said Chris McKenzie, executive director of the League of California Cities."

Full Story: City leaders vow to defend redevelopment agencies


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