San Diego ballot initiative would bring contract transparency

Recent News — By on June 16, 2010 at 8:30 AM

Battle lines are being drawn in San Diego over a possible November ballot measure that supporters say would ensure competitive bidding for municipal contracts, but which opponents argue is deceptive and has hidden consequences.

Councilman Carl DeMaio plans to submit more than 138,000 signatures to the San Diego City Clerk’s Office on Monday to qualify his so-called “Competition and Transparency in City Contracting” measure for the November ballot. 

Supporters need 96,000 valid signatures to get the measure on the ballot. (Read more…) (And more…)

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