Nearly a year after the state dissolved redevelopment agencies, Santa Clara leaders have warned residents that the city could lose more than $300 million as a result.
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With the end of redevelopment agencies, schools expected to see more money come their way. But cities must first bay of redevelopment debts, which, in San Jose could take more than 20 years.
The California Supreme Court upheld a bill that lets the state get rid of redevelopment agencies, putting projects in cities at risk.
Redevelopment funds helped transform Redwood City’s downtown. But after Gov. Brown’s proposal to ax redevelopment agencies, future improvements are in the hands of the California Supreme Court.