But other than hindering the process of passing a budget each year, what are the policy consequences of requiring a supermajority? This paper examines this question, as well as the possible consequences of other constraints on California governance. ... This similarity results from larger political forces at work, including a decline in trust in elected officials to make sound fiscal decisions, changing tastesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Are California's Fiscal Constraints Institutional or Political?|
|Author||:||Bruce E. Cain, George A. Mackenzie|
|Publisher||:||Public Policy Instit. of CA -|