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Lawsuit, bills seek to dowse fire tax 9

March 25, 2013 By Dave Roberts It hasn’t been a great year for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. In January, the Los Angeles Times revealed that for seven years Cal Fire has been hoarding a slush fund

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Democrats addicted to tax increases 9

Feb. 25, 2013 By Joseph Perkins You’ve heard the familiar fable about the scorpion and the frog? They meet on the bank of a stream and the scorpion asks the frog to carry him across on his back. The frog

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Reality could stifle Prop. 13 reform attempts 23

Dec. 18, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi and Charles B. Warren California legislators from San Francisco are “eager to reform Proposition 13 tax policies.”  But public perception is far apart from reality when it comes to the proposed reforming of Prop.

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Tax hike won’t solve Cal State’s budget problems 7

Oct. 8, 2012 By John Hrabe Congratulations or condolences? It’s hard to say which is more appropriate for Timothy P. White, the newly appointed Chancellor of the California State University system. White takes over the top job at the country’s

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New Brown budget pushes tax increases 13

May 14, 2012 By Brian Calle Gov. Jerry Brown and his allies, in predictable fashion, are using California’s latest $16 billion budget black hole as a tool to justify big tax hikes. Brown did so today in presenting the May

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CA: Best State Billionaires Can Buy 12

Chriss Street: Jon Coupal, president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, has come out with a powerful call to arms in opposition to a half dozen ballot initiatives funded by billionaire California crony capitalists. The tax increases often are designed

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Activists Gear Up to Stop Tax Increase 0

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

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