San Jose Shoppers Fear Sticker Shock After Sales Tax IncreaseSan Jose's sales tax jumped from 8.75 percent to 9 percent Saturday and shoppers are bracing for sticker shock.
South Bay Voters Fed Up With Potholes Show Support For Sales Tax Increase; $6B NeededA new survey says more than two-thirds of likely Santa Clara County voters would support a sales tax increase to pay for over $6 billion in transit and road upgrades for the county.
Silicon Valley's Transportation Tax For Alleviating Traffic Remains GridlockedTraffic relief in Silicon Valley will have to wait now that a half cent transportation tax has been delayed until the 2016 election.
Gov. Brown Ratchets Up Prop. 30 Campaign As Support SlipsCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown is intensifying his campaign to pass Proposition 30, which has fallen below 50 percent support for the first time according to the latest statewide poll.
Support Slips For Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure, But Voters Oppose CutsA new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds support is slipping for Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative.
Brown Makes Final Push For Prop. 30, Warns Of Possible CutsAs he makes a last-minute push for his November tax initiative, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he wants to make sure voters “know the stakes” for California’s K-12 schools and colleges before they cast their ballots.
Gov. Brown Pushes College Students To Support Tax HikeGov. Jerry Brown is warning college students to support his tax increase on the November ballot or face larger tuition bills in the future.
TV, Radio Stations Asked To Pull Brown Tax Initiative AdsOpponents of Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax proposal are asking California television and radio stations to stop running ads they say make false claims.
Brown's TV Ads For California Tax Initiative Mislead VotersGov. Jerry Brown has begun airing television commercials for his November tax proposal that misstate how the billions of dollars raised by Proposition 30 could be spent.
2-Word Ballot Measure Mistake Could Cost Santa Clara Water District $548MA two-word mistake could threaten a half-billion dollar tax measure in Santa Clara County.
Prop. 30 Opponents Bank On Voter Outrage To Fight Gov. Brown’s Tax PlanOpponents of Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax plan said they hope to tap voter outrage over how Sacramento has managed taxpayer money in order to seize the lead in a campaign where the governor has a clear fundraising advantage.
UC Tuition May Rise 20 Percent If Brown Tax Measure FailsUniversity of California students will likely face a steep midyear tuition increase if voters reject Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative.
Despite Flagging Finances, San Jose Voters Unsupportive Of Tax HikesEven 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.
San Francisco Muni May Need Financial BailoutThe transit agency needs an additional $50 million a year in permanent income, money that can't come from fare increases.
Brown Urges Special Election In State Of The State AddressGov. 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.