Proposition 91 -- Gasoline tax
WHAT IT WOULD DO: Would prohibit the governor and Legislature from tapping gasoline sales tax revenue meant for transportation projects and using it for non-transportation projects
WHO SUPPORTS IT: Was put on the ballot by labor and management groups that now are urging people not to vote for it because similar, more flexible protections were approved by voters last year
Proposition 92 -- Community colleges
WHAT IT WOULD DO: Would guarantee a minimum of about 10% of education funding to community colleges and set fees at $15 per unit per semester, with limits on future increases
WHO SUPPORTS IT: California Federation of Teachers, Los Angeles College Faculty Guild and the Faculty Assn. of California Community Colleges
WHO OPPOSES IT: California Teachers Assn., California Taxpayers' Assn., California Chamber of Commerce
Proposition 93 -- Term limits
WHAT IT WOULD DO: Would cut the total number of years a state legislator can serve in the Senate and Assembly from 14 to 12 but allow all to be spent in one house. Nearly three dozen lawmakers who are due to be forced out by term limits next year would be allowed to run for reelection, including Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez (D-Los Angeles) and Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata (D-Oakland).
WHO SUPPORTS IT: Nunez, Perata, California Teachers Assn., California Police Chiefs Assn., California Labor Federation, former Gov. Gray Davis, California Democratic Party and Pala Band of Mission Indians
WHO OPPOSES IT: State Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner, California Correctional Peace Officers Assn., Virginia-based nonprofit group U.S. Term Limits Inc., Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn., National Tax Limitation Committee, California Women's Leadership Assn., Valley Industry & Commerce Assn.
Propositions 94, 95, 96, 97 -- Indian gambling
WHAT THEY WOULD DO: Would let stand state compacts, approved by the governor and Legislature, with four Indian tribes. The deals allow the tribes to more than double the number of slot machines they operate in exchange for higher payments to the state. Affects Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians in Temecula, Morongo Band of Mission Indians, Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation near El Cajon and Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, which owns casinos in Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage
WHO SUPPORTS THEM: Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Supt. of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell, California Fire Chiefs Assn., affected tribes
WHO OPPOSES THEM: Unite Here hotel workers union, Bay Meadows Land Co., the United Auburn Indian Community and Pala Band of Mission Indians, California Federation of Teachers President Marty Hittelman, American Indian Rights and Resources President John Gomez, Jr., and California Tax Reform Assn. Executive Director Lenny Goldberg
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