Is Measure P’s Defeat The End or New Beginning?

To the surprise of many, Fresno's ambitious Measure P ballot initiative not only failed to attain the two-thirds vote it needed to pass, it didn’t even receive a simple majority of votes in favor. With 100% precincts reporting, 51% of Fresnans voted "no" on...
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Step Up, Fresno: Vote ‘Yes’ on Measure P!

I am a new reader of GV Wire, so it was with great interest that I turned to your Voter Guide. I was quite shocked to see the content of the “No” commentary on Measure P. First, the opponents of Measure P ar...
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Fresno Parks Tax All But Assured To Be on November Ballot

UPDATE: 12:40 p.m., Tuesday, July 24: This story has been updated to include why the Fresno for Parks sales-tax proposal is not on the Fresno City Council agenda for this week. A measure to raise the sales tax to boost Fresno parks is all but assured to be ...