Sales Tax

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LA City Council Proposes ‘Save Our Streets’ Sales Tax To Fund Street Repair

In a city where potholes are plentiful and walking earthquake-marred sidewalks can be an adventure, lawmakers are backing a proposed ballot measure that would generate billions of dollars for street repair by raising the sales tax.


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City Council Votes To Put Sales Tax Increase On March Ballot

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to place a half-cent sales tax increase on the March ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2012

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Duarte City Council Fails To Declare Fiscal Emergency

The Duarte City Council failed to declare a fiscal emergency Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/31/2012

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$17B Transit Bill Would Extend Sales Tax Hike Through 2069

Nearly three decades before a half-cent sales tax is set to expire, Metro officials are hoping voters will go ahead and approve the tax increase for an additional thirty years beyond 2039.


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Senator’s Bill Would Cap Gasoline, Diesel Taxes

A state senator has introduced a bill that would save drivers a little money at the gas pump.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/11/2012

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Gov. Brown Unveils Controversial New Budget Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown is unveiling a controversial new budget proposal that will force Californians to choose between higher taxes and deep education cuts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) waves to the crowd before delivering the State of the State address as Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) and Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) look on. (Getty Images)

Democrats To Push New Budget Plan Tuesday

Gov. Jerry Brown has abandoned his plan for a special election that could have extended tax hikes. Instead, he says Democrats have agreed on a new budget plan that they can pass without Republican support.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/28/2011