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.
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.
The public-interest association filed the Petition for Writ of Mandamus on Friday, July 9, to enforce existing environmental laws and protect the legacy of the Golden State's historic Capitol Annex and Park.
Tree Inventory and Impact Assessment Report related to the Proposed Double T Expanded Annex Footprint at the California State Capitol and Capitol Park. Prepared by Dr. Kent Julian, ISA Certified Arborist & California Professional Forester.
Save Our Capitol! is working to preserve the historic Capitol and its surrounding Park as the center and symbol of Californians’ right to truth, transparency, and trust in our form of self-governance.