Capital Outlay, Infrastructure Publications

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Assessing Seismic Risk in Higher Education Buildings

February 18, 1998 - Assessing Seismic Risk in Higher Education Buildings

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A Primer on State Bonds

January 30, 1998 - We provide answers to questions often asked about bond financing by the state.

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Addressing the State’s Long Term Inmate Population Growth

May 20, 1997 - We recommend that the Legislature authorize additional prison capacity in stages, beginning this year and continuing over the next four to five years.

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Funding Higher Education Capital Outlay

February 19, 1997 - Funding Higher Education Capital Outlay

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Financing Future Capital Outlay Costs

February 19, 1997 - Financing Future Capital Outlay Costs

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Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

February 18, 1997 - Analysis of the 1997-98 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

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Bond Debt Update

May 20, 1996 - Bond Debt Update

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Analysis of the 1996-97 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

February 21, 1996 - Analysis of the 1996-97 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

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Accommodating the State’s Inmate Population Growth

December 28, 1995 - Accommodating the State’s Inmate Population Growth

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Uses and Costs of Lease-Payment Bonds

May 3, 1995 - Uses and Costs of Lease-Payment Bonds

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Analysis of the 1995-96 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

February 22, 1995 - Analysis of the 1995-96 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

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Accommodating Prison Population Growth

January 6, 1995 - Accommodating Prison Population Growth

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Bonds and the November 1994 Ballots

August 9, 1994 - Two bond measures totaling $1.2 billion will be considered by California voters in November. The Legislature soon must decide which, if any, additional general obligation bond measures to place on the November 1994 ballot. The following factors must be considered as the Legislature makes these decisions. (1) Tens of billions of dollars will be needed over the next five years to meet the state’s identified capital outlay needs; (2) Only $1.3 billion of previously authorized general; obligation bonds are available to address these needs; (3) How well the state addresses its capital outlay needs will influence the state’s future competitiveness and economic growth, and Californians’ quality of life; (4) the state’s annual debt burden has risen sharply in recent years. These debt costs are a direct trade-off to using General Fund monies for support of other state programs.

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Analysis of the 1994-95 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

February 22, 1994 - Analysis of the 1994-95 Budget Bill, Capital Outlay Chapter

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Bonds and the 1994 Ballots

January 6, 1994 - The Legislature faces important decisions on the bond package to be placed on the 1994 ballots. We urge the Legislature not to use an arbitrary debt-service ratio as the sole or driving factor in making decisions on bonds. The key consideration should be the tradeoff of using state revenues to pay debt service on bonds to develop infrastructure versus using these revenues to support or enhance other state programs. It is critical that the Legislature establish infrastructure priorities and target future state bonds to address these priorities.

Capital Outlay, Infrastructure Staff

Eunice Roh
(916) 319-8327
Mass Transportation, Traffic Enforcement, Statewide Infrastructure