A measure expected to qualify for the November 2016 ballot could threaten Gov. Jerry Brown’s $15 billion twin tunnel plan to send water around the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.
If approved, the measure would incrementally increase the minimum wage in San Francisco, before it tops out at $15 an hour in 2018.
Traffic relief in Silicon Valley will have to wait now that a half cent transportation tax has been delayed until the 2016 election.
Alameda County voters approved four of the five tax measures that were on the ballot in Tuesday’s election.
San Pablo voters in Tuesday’s election have approved a measure to raise the city’s sales tax by a quarter of a cent to fund an emergency medical squad meant to pay for more emergency medical responders if the city’s only fire station closes.
A ballot measure that would impose a two-cent per ounce tax on soda, sports and energy drinks was scheduled to be finalized Tuesday by the San Francisco of Supervisors.
In the midst of continuing contract talks following two strikes over the past year, the new president of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors is looking to ban union workers from walking off the job in the future.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, who drew national attention as a result of his successful pension reform campaign is in the spotlight again. This time his proposal is to amend the California constitution to further those goals with a ballot measure in the November election.
A look at the pros and cons of Proposition 34, which could end California’s death penalty.
The November election is still weeks away, but already supporters of a $2.00 per hour minimum wage increase in San Jose are suffering from a pair of defeats – in the courtroom.