Measure X at Grossmont-Cuyamaca College District is NOT what it seems

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cheese3 Grossmont-Cuyamaca Administrators tell voters: Measure X will reduce the cost of college.
But they don’t tell voters: Skyrocketing college costs are driven in large part by the growth in the number of college administrators. New buildings will not reduce the cost of administration.

cheese3 They tell voters: Measure X will build a new Workforce Training Center.
But they don’t tell voters: Measure X will also build and co-locate a new District Services Center with nice new offices for the Chancellor and her administrative staff. Source: District 2013 Facilities Master Plan Sec. 4

cheese3 They tell voters: Measure X will expand Veterans’ Services.
But they don’t tell voters: Veterans who refuse union representation won’t be allowed to work on the construction of District buildings because of the planned project labor agreement.

cheese3 They tell voters: Measure X will have an Independent Citizens Oversight Board
But they don’t tell voters: The current Independent Citizens Oversight Board is ignored by the politicians who run the college. The Oversight Board voted to oppose the District’s project labor agreement – but the politicians rejected their input and pushed forward anyway. Source: CBOC 2015 Annual Report, Page 3

cheese3 They tell voters: Measure X is needed now!
But they don’t tell voters: The District has not spent all our money from the last bond.

cheese3 They tell voters: The Community asked for Measure X.
But they don’t tell voters: Their pollsters recommended the November 2016 election because some people who vote in presidential elections are supposedly less informed. These voters don’t know (or don’t care) that a bond allows the District to borrow money from Wall Street investors and requires homeowners to pay off that debt through property tax assessments. Find out the cost to your home here.

cheese3 They tell voters: Measure X has community support.
But they don’t tell voters: The campaign to pass Measure X is funded overwhelmingly by the big labor unions who will get monopoly control of the jobs. Other campaign cash comes from a law firm that will make money on transaction fees when the bonds are sold. Source: Registrar of Voters.

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