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Stop the demolition!
Stop the demolition!
Stop the demolition!

California lawmakers are bulldozing ahead with a costly plan to demolish the East Annex, block public access to the West Steps, and destroy Capitol Park.

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Preserve our right to assemble on the West Steps and to exercise our constitutional freedoms.

California is under siege – by a pandemic and catastrophic wildfires – and facing another $54 billion budget deficit. Now is not the time to burden taxpayers with a $1 billion debt for the next 30 years. It’s time to restore, increase public safety, and preserve the historic East Annex, not demolish and replace it.

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January 19, 2022

Super Majority of Californians Oppose $1.4B Capitol Annex Project as Planned

By Save Our Capitol!

More than three-quarters (76.6%) of Californians oppose the state Legislature’s plan to spend $1.4 billion in taxpayer dollars to demolish the historic Capitol Annex and build extravagant new legislative office spaces, a visitor center, and an underground parking garage.

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January 19, 2022

Majority of Californians Oppose the Capitol Annex Project

By Save Our Capitol!

A majority of Californians (61.2%) support rehabilitating the historic Annex in its existing footprint.

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January 13, 2022

Save the annex, save half a billion dollars

By Quentin Kopp
CalMatters

"So why won’t legislators consider spending at least $500 million fewer taxpayer dollars on a safe and functional office space? It’s hard to know since the approval process ignored the California Environmental Quality Act."

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Stop the Billion Dollar Demolition and Rebuild Project
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Stop the Blockade of the West Steps and Plaza

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Save Our Capitol!

Save Our Capitol! is working to preserve the historic Capitol and its surrounding Park, including hundreds of irreplaceable trees. Alternatives exist to make the Annex safe without spending $1.4 billion to excavate the West Steps, build a new parking garage, and demolish-and-rebuild the Annex, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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