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9.5.2019

Prioritizing equity helps ensure poor communities receive benefits of bond measures

Nicki Aviel

In a new paper, UCLA researcher Jon Christensen investigated how it prioritized investments in disadvantaged communities. Christensen wanted to know if Prop. 1 was living up to its goals. We spoke with him about the study and how its findings can inform future environmental funding. What was the motivation to study Prop. 1 spending half…