The League of California Cities and other groups have filed suit to stop California from dissolving city redevelopment agencies. We examine the role of the agencies. What effects would the cuts have on local governments?
Two budget bills signed in June by the state Legislature would eliminate redevelopment agencies by October, but cities involved in the suit — including San Jose — say those laws are unconstitutional and ignore voter demands.
Chris McKenzie, executive director of the League of California Cities
H.D. Palmer, deputy director of external affairs for the California Department of Finance
John Myers, KQED's Sacramento bureau chief