No, it’s not that Proposition 13. The only statewide measure on the ballot March 3 is a simple school bond. It has nothing to do with the measure to limit property tax increases that was approved in 1978.
They probably should have retired that jersey number, for you sports guys. The measure on the upcoming ballot has become a bit entangled with the famous Proposition 13, because there’s another petition drive underway to put a measure on the November ballot that would modify the property tax limits. News reports can get muddled if you don’t stay on top of the issues.
But this proposition is just a $15 billion school bond, although it does have a few differences from your run of the mill school bond.