Secretary of State Alex Padilla today announced that a measure to repeal the recent gas tax increase has qualified for the November ballot. Republican supporters of the initiative are hoping to hear an echo from another citizen tax revolt from 40 years ago: Proposition 13. That measure, passed overwhelmingly by voters in 1978, significantly rolled […]
California state government has so much money this year that it’s opening two new savings accounts so it can keep socking away even more cash for the rainy day that Gov. Jerry Brown says is just over the horizon. That tactic — setting a course to pile up $16 billion in savings over the next […]
The decision by voters Tuesday to remove an Orange County state senator targeted for raising the state’s gas tax could be a harbinger for the fall campaign when critics of the tax hike push their repeal effort to the statewide ballot. Sen. Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), who was midway through his four-year term, was recalled from […]
California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 69 on Tuesday. It requires the legislature to only use transportation funds on transportation projects. The legislature will be generally prohibited from using the money for other purposes. Click here to read article on sacramento.cbslocal.com.
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