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San Diego Wasn't Classy, Or How Redevelopment Steals from State

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    No piece of journalism explains how redevelopment agencies work -- and how they undermine the state budget (and other public services, namely schools) -- than this piece from the Voice of San Diego.

    The story describes last-minute manuevering by a San Diego assemblyman to design a downtown redevelopment bill in a way that would stick the state with local schools costs. The San Diegans behind this are unapologetic.