Local Government

By Brian Leubitz. The Field polling organization occasionally asks voters how they feel about the balance of government services versus taxes. And in themost recent such poll, by a 54% to 35% margin, most California voters say they prefer lower ...

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Local Government

By Wayne Lusvardi. Almost every year in the California Legislature Proposition 13 becomes a target for those seeking higher taxes. The 1978 tax-limitation measure, among other things, requires a two-thirds vote for local tax increases. As budget maneuvers heat up in the ...

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