Schwarzenegger Considers Bond Measure, Including Hospital Funds
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is considering a bond measure between $25 billion and $30 billion, including some funds for hospitals, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
According to a poll conducted for the California Alliance for Jobs, 58% of state voters said they would support a state infrastructure bond of as much as $40 billion and 38% of voters said they would oppose it.
The poll of 600 state residents, which was conducted by Jim Moore Methods of Sacramento, found that respondents were most receptive to using bond proceeds to fund highways, port security and seismic safety upgrades in hospitals and schools (Matier/Ross, San Francisco Chronicle, 1/4).