Escondido's Sales Tax Measure Failed, Forcing the City to Again Consider Budget Gymnastics

By Great news for taxpayer. Bad news for unions, crony capitalists and the Homeless Industrial Complex. The people of Escondido have voted against ...

December 2, 2022
6:36 PM

By Great news for taxpayer. Bad news for unions, crony capitalists and the Homeless Industrial Complex. The people of Escondido have voted against a tax increase and told their city council to live with a budget. 'But what happens to Escondido's projected budget shortfall if the measure fails? For the past few years, Escondido has had to find creative ways to close the widening budget gap each year, including drawing from other funding sources and making cuts to city services. Last year, they closed a projected gap with the help of $3.