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Gov. Brown’s stance on Prop. 30 tax extension still in limbo

Gov. Jerry Brown’s tune keeps changing when it comes to Proposition 30, the successful 2012 ballot measure that raised the state’s basic sales tax until the end of 2016 and income taxes on the wealthy until the end of 2018.

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Schools chief already wants to extend Prop. 30 taxes

Only one year into Proposition 30’s five-year life, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has already called for an extension of the 2012 ballot initiative. Set to expire in 2018, it was sold to voters as a temporary tax.

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PPIC poll ignores big drop in support for Brown’s tax

May 30, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi A recent California opinion poll selectively reports data only in favor of Gov. Brown’s tax increase proposal on the November 2012 ballot. Conversely, it ignores data indicating growing opposition to Brown’s package of income

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