SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 69 on Tuesday.

It requires the legislature to only use transportation funds on transportation projects. The legislature will be generally prohibited from using the money for other purposes.

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Proponents said Prop 69 would guarantee existing transportation taxes can only be used for transportation improvement projects.

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Critics argued Prop 69 protects transportation money that won’t build or fix any new roads, and it fails to protect more than $1 billion in gas tax revenues.

 

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