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Tax Initiative

California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at the Port of Oakland on July 9, 2012 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: Gov. Brown’s Tax Campaign Takes Strange Turn

Faced with mounting opposition and additional reports of fiscal mismanagement, California Gov. Jerry Brown’s defense of Proposition 30 tax increase is raising eyebrows.

10/29/2012

CSU Monterey Bay

CSU Monterey Bay Professor’s Support Of Prop. 30 Sparks Lawsuit

An anti-tax group is suing California State University, Monterey Bay over an email sent by a professor urging students to support Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative

10/18/2012

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

Rival To Dump Ad Critical Of Gov. Brown’s Tax Initiative

The campaign for a November ballot initiative that seeks to raise income taxes on most Californians to fund public schools is phasing out a TV ad that criticizes a rival tax measure pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown.

10/16/2012

A view of the back of an Apple ipad tablet.  (Photo Illustration by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Cash-Strapped California Spending Thousands On iPads For State Workers

Controversy is brewing in Sacramento, over the hundreds of thousands of dollars in state funds apparently used to buy tech products for state employees.

08/27/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California State Senate Leader Apologizes For Pulling TV Plug On Tax Hearing

The leader of the California State Senate has apologized for his office’s last-minute decision not to televise a legislative hearing that included testimony about Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative.

08/13/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Governor Brown’s Tax Initiative To Top November Ballot

Gov. Jerry Brown’s initiative to raise taxes has received top billing on the November ballot after a judge rejected a challenge from a competing measure.

07/09/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Effort To Boost Brown’s California Tax Hike Draws Lawsuit

An effort to give Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative top billing on California’s November ballot has drawn a lawsuit by a rival tax campaign.

06/29/2012