An End to Redevelopment Agencies

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The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state acted legally when it eliminated more than 400 redevelopment agencies to meet budget constraints. The decision was detrimental for the agencies that have been developing and improving neighborhoods since 1945, but a victory for state officials struggling to balance the budget. We debate the ruling.


H.D. Palmer, deputy director of external affairs at the California Department of Finance

Jim Kennedy, executive director of the California Redevelopment Association

John Myers, Sacramento bureau chief for KQED News