Tax Measure

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

Support For Governor’s Tax Proposal Drops Below 50 Percent In Field Poll

With less than a week to go before the general election, a new Field Poll shows support for a tax hike proposal backed by Gov. Jerry Brown dropping below 50 percent.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Scores Partial Win In California Pension Reform Battle

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday announced systemic reforms to California’s badly underfunded public pension system that he says will save taxpayers billions of dollars over time.


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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.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Kicks Off Campaign For Tax Ballot Measure; Shrugs Off Parks Scandal

California Governor Jerry Brown kicked off his campaign for Proposition 30, his ballot measure to raise taxes, in Sacramento on Wednesday and said he isn’t afraid about the impact of the still-growing state parks scandal.


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Marin County Supervisors Add Parks Tax Measure To November Ballot

The Marin County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday added a quarter-cent tax increase measure on the November ballot that will fund and improve its parks, open spaces and agricultural projects.


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.


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Melissa Griffin: Ballot Battle Over California Tax Measure Placement

Governor Jerry Brown and civil rights attorney Molly Munger are going head to head over whose tax proposal is listed first on the November ballot, and July 1 marks the start of new laws in California.


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

Governor May Risk Losing Labor Support Over Proposed State Worker Pay Cuts

The governor has already axed 15,000 state jobs. Now, he is proposing to double that number and institute a four-day work week, which would translate into a 5% pay cut for state workers.