Public Policy Institute of California

Gov. Jerry Brown

Support Slips For Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure, But Voters Oppose Cuts

A new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds support is slipping for Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Poll Finds Slim Majority Favoring Gov. Brown Tax Hike

The Public Policy Institute of California survey found that 54 percent of likely voters are inclined to vote yes on the proposed tax hike, which has two months to qualify for the ballot, while 39 percent are opposed.


California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Poll Shows Californians Cooling To Governor Brown’s Tax Initiative

Even though most Californians think the budget remains a big problem, just a slim majority of likely voters say they support Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed tax initiative for the November ballot, according to a survey released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California.


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Poll Finds California Voters Support Brown’s Tax Plan

California voters overwhelmingly support Governor Jerry Brown’s call for higher taxes to help pay for education.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Poll: Majority Of California Voters Support Brown Tax Plan

A poll shows a majority of likely voters support Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to increase taxes on the wealthy and raise the statewide sales tax to stave off education cuts.


California Governor Jerry Brown

Poll: Californians Want Budget Say, But Disapprove Brown Plan

A new survey shows a strong majority of California voters want a say on the state budget but disagree with Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax proposal.

CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

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Poll: Californians Back Special Election, Tax Hikes For Wealthy

Most Californians support Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to solve the budget deficit through a mix of spending cuts and higher taxes, but they want the state’s richest residents to bear the brunt of tax increases.



Study Finds California Offers Unexpectedly Business-Friendly Environment

When it comes to creating a favorable climate for business, California’s natural environment may be more important than the regulatory one created by state lawmakers, according to new research.


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Poll Finds Support For California Tax Extensions Fading

Only a slim majority of likely California voters now support a special election on tax extensions to close the state’s budget deficit, according to a poll released Wednesday.


Coho Salmon

Some California Fish Species On Verge Of Extinction

The failing health of many aquatic ecosystems in California has pushed some fish species to the brink of extinction, according to a new report from a team of experts.