Posts Tagged ‘Americans for Tax Reform’

Video: Norquist: Uber can help GOP gain cities

Monday, August 25th, 2014
Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, talks about how Uber and other high-tech companies give Republicans a chance to gain high-tech constituencies. He is interviewed by Brian Calle, editor-in-chief of ...

Video: Can CA tax its way to prosperity?

Friday, April 18th, 2014
NEW: Video: Can CA tax its way to prosperity?

California taxes are going up, but according to Americans for Tax Reform's Grover Norquist, the new revenue isn't going solve any problems. He explains why real change in the state need to come in the form of pension reform.

Five CA GOP state senators back $2 billion tax increase

Monday, June 10th, 2013
Five CA GOP state senators back $2 billion tax increase

June 10, 2013 By John Hrabe With a Democratic supermajority, Republican votes no longer are needed to increase taxes in the California Senate. Yet in a strange development, five GOP senators backed a tax increase anyway. SB 11 is a $2.3 billion tax "extension" co-authored by a Democratic state ...

Republicans cringe before Jerry Brown

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Sept. 11, 2012 By John Seiler Governments today wield immense power over every aspect of our lives. That's why threats by politicians should be taken seriously. Gov. Jerry Brown recently said he saw "fear in the eyes of Republicans when the tax word is uttered in their presence." The Sacramento B...

Activists Gear Up to Stop Tax Increase

Monday, March 21st, 2011

MARCH 21, 2011 By JOHN SEILER Opponents of Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed $12 billion tax increase already are spoiling for a fight. They're not waiting to find out the fate of the governor's proposal to put the matter before voters in June. "We always have to be prepared are are starting to develop...