Many business owners have spoken out against the measures, claiming that the tax increases will drive business out of the state, among other negative effects. But prison closures, higher tuition and cuts on programs for the sick and needy are just a few of the changes that agencies say they will have to make if the measures don't pass.
The reports from most state agencies were delivered to the Legislature late in the day as it prepares for its February session. By then, voters will have weighed in on the Jan. 26 election on Measures 66 and 67. They would generate $733 million by raising taxes on businesses and well-to-do households.
The defeat of both measures would reduce the general fund for 2009-11 by a little more than 5 percent.
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