Measure J, a $3.5 billion bond issue proposed by theLos Angeles Community College district, has been approved. It received nearly 70 percent of the vote. Measure J will pay for construction projects throughout Los Angeles's nine community college campuses. To read The Los Angeles Daily News article, click here.
FROM OCTOBER 2008: Measure J, a $3.5 billion bond for Los Angeles Community College District projects, faces the challenge of asking voters for funding in a time of economic uncertainty. The district says the money would provide for crucial improvements and bolster job training. The bond would fund construction of new buildings and repairs of old ones. It also would go toward upgrading technology in classrooms across the district's nine campuses.
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