Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Can The Democrats Increase State Revenues Without A Two-Thrds Vote?

The Los Angeles Times reports here on a proposal by legislative Democrats to fill state coffers by labeling revenue increases "fees" rather than "taxes," thus avoiding the need for the two-thirds vote required by Proposition 13. We'll provide more details as soon as we get them. And here is the relevant article from the San Francisco Chronicle and here is the corresponding article from the Sacramento Bee. This could get interesting.

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