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LA City Council Proposes 'Save Our Streets' Sales Tax To Fund Street RepairIn 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.
City Council Votes To Put Sales Tax Increase On March BallotThe Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to place a half-cent sales tax increase on the March ballot.
Duarte City Council Fails To Declare Fiscal EmergencyThe Duarte City Council failed to declare a fiscal emergency Tuesday night.
$17B Transit Bill Would Extend Sales Tax Hike Through 2069Nearly 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.
Senator's Bill Would Cap Gasoline, Diesel TaxesA state senator has introduced a bill that would save drivers a little money at the gas pump.
Gov. Brown Unveils Controversial New Budget PlanGov. Jerry Brown is unveiling a controversial new budget proposal that will force Californians to choose between higher taxes and deep education cuts.
Democrats To Push New Budget Plan TuesdayGov. 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.
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