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Prop. 26 shows teeth, kills San Diego hotel tax hike

One of the few recent big triumphs of the small-government, low-tax movement in California came in 2010, when state voters approved Proposition 26.  The constitutional amendment cleared up loopholes that allowed governing bodies to pass tax hikes on simple majority

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Prop. 26 wins San Diego water war

  Remember Proposition 26, the Stop Hidden Taxes Initiative, passed by 52.5 percent of California’s voters in 2010?  Probably no one who voted at that time had any idea Prop. 26 would help resolve — at least for now — the 68-year

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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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Will Cap and Trade cure California’s deficit? 36

May 18, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi California voters may soon ask themselves: “Why vote for an $8.5 billion sales and income tax increase in November 2012 if Cap and Trade is going to raise $50 billion to $100 billion for

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