Tag: Proposition 13

Triskaidekaphobia: Noun – Fear Concerning the Number 13

Failure is an orphan, but in politics its authors still need a fall guy. Hence the odd notion being advanced that the statewide school...
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Triskaidekaphobia: noun – fear concerning the number 13

Failure is an orphan, but in politics its authors still need a fall guy. Hence the odd notion being advanced that the statewide school...

Effort to Make Property Tax Increases Easier to Pass Falls Short in Assembly

A proposed constitutional amendment to make it easier for local governments to increase property taxes failed to secure enough votes to pass the Assembly...

High Court Ruling Raises Questions on Passage of Local Special Taxes

How many voters does it take to pass a local special tax? Since Proposition 13 in 1978, voters have had the final say on local...

Election Year Voter Attitudes – Single Payer Health Care and Proposition 13

Robert Green, principal, PSB, discusses voter attitudes on home ownership at the 2018 CalChamber Capitol Summit on May 23, 2018.

Taxation: CalChamber Stops/Amends Plans Targeting Industries, Backs Helpful Bills

The 2015 legislative year saw the introduction of a number of evergreen tax bills that dealt with policies discussed yearly in the Capitol, including...

California Newspapers, Associations Oppose Job Killer Undermining Prop. 13

Two California newspapers editorialized over the weekend opposing SCA 5, a job killer bill that seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by...
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Capitol Report: Job Killer Undermines Prop. 13 Protections, Would Raise Costs for Small Businesses...

https://youtu.be/3xzCwH4nLwI A recently amended job killer, SCA 5 (Hancock; D-Berkeley)/Mitchell; D-Los Angeles), now seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by unfairly targeting commercial...