Proposition 19 - California Voters Approve Makeover For Property Tax BreaksCalifornia voters gave the state's landmark 1978 law to limit property taxes a makeover Wednesday, passing a measure that gives exemptions to older homeowners, the disabled and wildfire victims and strips breaks from people who inherit homes but don't live in them.
Proposition 15: California Voters Reject Move To Dismantle Property Tax SystemCalifornia voters have rejected a proposal to partially dismantle the state’s 42-year-old cap on property taxes, a move that would have have raised taxes for many businesses in a pandemic-hobbled economy.
Vote Smart: Proposition 15 Targets Commercial, Industrial Properties for More Frequent Tax AssessmentProposition 15 on the Nov. 3 ballot would reassess commercial and industrial properties every three years, while residential property, including home-based businesses, would remain under 1978 rules.
Prop 19 Debate: Funding For Fighting Wildfires Or Attack On Prop 13 Tax Protections?Proponents of Proposition 19 on the November ballot say it would raise much-needed money for fighting wildfires and provide help to wildfire victims. But others say it’s a thinly-disguised attack on Prop 13 tax protections.
Backers Of California Tax Measure Submit Over 1.7 Million SignaturesThe Schools & Communities First campaign says it is the most signatures ever collected for a ballot initiative.
Prop. 13: Deteriorating Condition of East Bay School Emblematic of Statewide NeedProposition 13, the only statewide measure on the March 3 ballot, would create a $15 billion bond to build, repair and modernize schools like Lake Elementary in San Pablo where the heating system is held together with duct tape.
California Voters Reject Measure To Expand Property Tax BreakCalifornia voters have rejected a ballot measure to expand a property tax break for older homeowners who move, sparing schools and local governments a major revenue loss.
California Democrats Back Gun Control, Prop 13 ReformsCalifornia Democrats have adopted resolutions affirming many of their biggest political goals, including changes to California's landmark property tax limitation law, Proposition 13, support for gun control and opposition to hydraulic fracturing.
Californians Still Strongly Support Prop 13 Real Estate Tax LimitsSome decisive numbers from the latest Field Poll show that Californians are resolute in their support for Proposition 13, the 1978 amendment to the California Constitution limiting the tax rate of real estate.
Gov. Brown Not Interested In Prop. 13 ReformsGov. Jerry Brown said he is not planning to reform Proposition 13 as a way to stabilize California’s finances, as Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa proposed a day earlier.
CBS 5 Poll: Marijuana Proponents May Tilt Election For BoxerVoters who strongly support legalizing marijuana in California may also be tilting the vote in the U.S. Senate race slightly in favor of incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll released Tuesday.