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.
The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to place a half-cent sales tax increase on the March ballot.
The Duarte City Council failed to declare a fiscal emergency Tuesday night.
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.
A state senator has introduced a bill that would save drivers a little money at the gas pump.
Gov. Jerry Brown is unveiling a controversial new budget proposal that will force Californians to choose between higher taxes and deep education cuts.
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.