Gov. Steve Beshear's problematic tax overhaul seems to have fizzled out, with the Legislature enacting a revenue bill with just a few small tax changes. The final plan that became law, HB 445, had many small components...
- Adam Summers of the Reason Foundation on California's Big Tax ...
Adam Summers of the Reason Foundation on California's Big Tax Vote
Reason Foundation Senior Policy Analyst Adam Summers discusses public finances in the Golden State and the multiple tax increase proposals that could confront voters at the polls in 2012.
Tax Policy Blog, "Tax Increase Proposals Bubbling Up for California Ballot" by Joseph Henchman (12/9/11)
Out of Control Policy Blog, "Surprise, Surprise, California Gov. Jerry Brown Calls for More Tax Increases" by Adam Summers (12/6/11)
Cal Watchdog, "Brown's Open Letter Seeking Higher Taxes" by Steven Greenhut (12/5/11)
"An Open Letter to the People of California," by Gov. Jerry Brown (12/5/11)
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