There is broad, bipartisan support among California voters for special taxes and warning labels on soda and other sugary beverages, according to a Field Poll Thursday.
San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday introduced a measure for the November ballot that would impose a 2 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks sold in the city.
Starting in 2014, the program that allows Bay Area commuters to use pre-tax dollars from their paychecks to pay for transit and commuting will be slashed nearly in half.
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer said Monday that he will launch a campaign next year urging California lawmakers to approve taxes on companies that extract oil in the state.
San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.
Amid the excitement caused by Twitter’s highly anticipated IPO on Thursday morning, protesters—attempting to ruffle the feathers of the social media company—marched outside its headquarters in San Francisco decrying the city’s tax breaks for high-tech companies.
California is a wealthy state, but according to a new study it spends less on K-12 education than much of the rest of the country.
Contra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved an agreement with Chevron Tuesday that will put an end to property tax lawsuits against the county and should save the county millions of dollars and boost strained relations between the county and the oil giant.
A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization’s refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.
Property owners in San Francisco are expected to see an increase in their property taxes this year, after tallying an impressive year-over-year increase.