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Housing solutions head for the state ballot

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Liam Dillon

Liam Dillon covers state politics and policy for the LA Times. He spoke with KALW's Ben Trefny about the split roll campaign to reform Proposition 13 — which was just postponed to the 2020 ballot — and how that reform fits in with other proposed initiatives to address the state's housing crisis. 

"Prop. 13 is arguably the most consequential ballot measure the state has ever passed in terms of how it has changed the state’s finances, local finances, and the incentives it’s created among homeowners and other groups."

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Ben joined KALW in 2004. As Executive News Editor and then News Director, he helped the news department win numerous regional and national awards for long- and short-form journalism. He also helped teach hundreds of audio producers, many of whom work with him at KALW, today.