Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


Prop 98 Defeated, Prop 99 Passes

Before you
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

Via Secretary of State Debra Bowen

Both within Los Angeles County and statewide, Proposition 98, which would taken away rent control in addition to barring state agencies from using eminent domain except for public uses failed. Unlike Prop 98, Proposition 99 did not carry a rent control provision but had "similar but more narrowly focused" eminent domain language, including exempting public works projects, the LA Times reported.