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Ballot Measure

A McDonald's restaurant in south Los Angeles. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Measure To Increase Minimum Wage In San Francisco To Go Before Voters In November

If approved, the measure would incrementally increase the minimum wage in San Francisco, before it tops out at $15 an hour in 2018.

07/30/2014

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Silicon Valley’s Transportation Tax For Alleviating Traffic Remains Gridlocked

Traffic relief in Silicon Valley will have to wait now that a half cent transportation tax has been delayed until the 2016 election.

06/18/2014

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Alameda Co. Tax To Renovate Piedmont HS Theater Defeated, 4 Other Tax Measures Pass

Alameda County voters approved four of the five tax measures that were on the ballot in Tuesday’s election.

06/04/2014

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Contra Costa Co. Voters OK San Pablo EMS Tax

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.

06/04/2014

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San Francisco Supervisors To Finalize Soda Tax Ballot Measure

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.

02/04/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

New BART Board President Wants Ban On Future Transit Strikes

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.

12/19/2013

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SJ Mayor Seeks To Amend State Constitution To Attain Pension Reform

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.

09/25/2013

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KCBS In Depth: California Voters To Decide On Death Penalty

A look at the pros and cons of Proposition 34, which could end California’s death penalty.

11/05/2012

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Judge Deals Setbacks To Supporters Of San Jose Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

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.

09/07/2012

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SF Ballot Measure Sought To Fight Pricing Of New AIDS Drug

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is spearheading a ballot measure in San Francisco to combat what it calls “predatory pricing” of a new AIDS drug.

08/30/2012

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