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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

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Ratchets Up Prop. 30 Campaign As Support Slips

California Gov. Jerry Brown is intensifying his campaign to pass Proposition 30, which has fallen below 50 percent support for the first time according to the latest statewide poll.

10/25/2012

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.

10/24/2012

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

Brown Makes Final Push For Prop. 30, Warns Of Possible Cuts

As he makes a last-minute push for his November tax initiative, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he wants to make sure voters “know the stakes” for California’s K-12 schools and colleges before they cast their ballots.

10/23/2012

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Pushes College Students To Support Tax Hike

Gov. Jerry Brown is warning college students to support his tax increase on the November ballot or face larger tuition bills in the future.

10/16/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

TV, Radio Stations Asked To Pull Brown Tax Initiative Ads

Opponents of Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax proposal are asking California television and radio stations to stop running ads they say make false claims.

10/05/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Brown’s TV Ads For California Tax Initiative Mislead Voters

Gov. Jerry Brown has begun airing television commercials for his November tax proposal that misstate how the billions of dollars raised by Proposition 30 could be spent.

10/03/2012

Voting machines in Florida (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

2-Word Ballot Measure Mistake Could Cost Santa Clara Water District $548M

A two-word mistake could threaten a half-billion dollar tax measure in Santa Clara County.

08/20/2012

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

Prop. 30 Opponents Bank On Voter Outrage To Fight Gov. Brown’s Tax Plan

Opponents of Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax plan said they hope to tap voter outrage over how Sacramento has managed taxpayer money in order to seize the lead in a campaign where the governor has a clear fundraising advantage.

08/16/2012

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Tuition May Rise 20 Percent If Brown Tax Measure Fails

University of California students will likely face a steep midyear tuition increase if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative.

07/10/2012

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