Even though there is talk of a fiscal emergency, San Jose voters seem unlikely to vote for a tax hike according to a new poll released by the city.
The transit agency needs an additional $50 million a year in permanent income, money that can’t come from fare increases.
Gov. Jerry Brown urged lawmakers to let California voters decide the direction of the state as it faces a gaping budget deficit, saying it would be “unconscionable” for them to block his request for a special election.
SACRAMENTO (KCBS)_ State Democratic leaders are planning to release a new budget proposal today. The plan includes an income tax increase and vehicle license fee hike.