While we scrambling to find money creatively left and right. This is old news but Sacramento County is in the process of building a $440 million court house in downtown. Of all the expensive areas you could build, it goes downtown.
It's a court house, with a judges and people processing paperwork. This will be paid with more fees on top of more fees. It's not a tax, it's a fee! So it does not require your vote.
This court house happened way too easily. As for the arena issue, it's less money and everyone is up in arms about the whole thing.
If you have been to the very nice city hall in downtown, that was built for $68 million.