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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Regarding the Finance Corral

Following are FAQ and Answers that were used regarding the Proposition 2 Amendment to the City Charter approved by Houston voters in November 2004. Prop 2 requires voter approval before the City can increase total revenues by more than the combined rate of increase in population and inflation. These FAQ and Answers may be helpful in public discussions relative to a proposed city charter amendment regarding your city's finances. Please feel free to add or delete FAQ and Answers or revise them to fit your particular circumstances.

Forthcoming debates should bring this Q&A detail into broader circulation and clarify the issue for concerned voters.