TITLE

The Scare Tactics That Backfired

AUTHOR(S)
Hazlett, Tom
PUB. DATE
July 1978
SOURCE
National Review;7/21/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 29, p887
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article points out that the scare tactics used by politicians who opposed Proposition 13 in California, which reduces property tax, have backfired. Proposition 13 was leading by only 27 to 25 percent on April 3, 1978, and politicians who tried to scare the voters about the negative effects of reduced government spending. However, the taxpayers have been fed up with high tax payments and voted for the proposition.
ACCESSION #
6055767

 

Related Articles

  • House swapping. Kreider, Sharon, // Outlook;Summer90, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p76 

    Presents two personal residence issues in which various provisions of California's real estate tax law are applicable. Deferral of gain in a property; Shared equity financing agreement; Situations in which interim residence provisions are applicable.

  • Prop. 192 good for state, San Diego economies.  // San Diego Business Journal;2/19/96, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p42 

    Editorial. Presents information on the benefits of Proposition 192 to San Diego economies. Effects of North Ridge and Loma Prieta earthquakes on funding; San Diego's business community; Endorsement of Prop. 192.

  • This tax revolt turned out to be revolting. Lalli, Frank // Money;Aug1994, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p5 

    Focuses on the negative consequences of California's property tax initiative called Proposition 13. `Money' magazine's seminar on `The Legacy of Prop. 13' at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) in June 1994; Background on Proposition 13; Emergence of tax initiative as a vehicle...

  • Between The Pigs And The Swill A California taxpayer revolt threatens official bankruptcy.  // Time;3/13/1978, Vol. 111 Issue 11, p22 

    The article discusses the effect of the implementation of real property tax in California. It mentions that the carrying out of the said real property tax, or know as the Proposition 13, would certainly cripple California's several institutions such as fire departments, libraries, and schools,...

  • Proposed Amendment Would Reshape California's Proposition 13. Glazier, Kyle // Bond Buyer;6/11/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34324, p1 

    A pair of California state senators on Wednesday introduced a proposed amendment to the Golden State's constitution that would increase property tax revenues by increasing the assessed value of most businesses.

  • California's golden dream has turned into a nightmare. Ash, Timothy Garton // CCPA Monitor;Nov2009, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p13 

    The article discusses the economic and social problems in California. It cites the issue of the state's eccentric version of direct democracy and public spending initiatives. It states that California is super-abundantly endowed with natural and human resources. Furthermore, it notes the...

  • Fitch: San Diego Tax Ruling Displays Power of Proposition 13. Webster, Keeley // Bond Buyer;9/16/2014, Vol. 1 Issue 34178, p1 

    The article discusses a report released by the Fitch Ratings Services according to which court ruling which invalidated a hotel tax in San Diego, California offers an example of the impact of Proposition 13, voter initiative for limiting property taxation, on California. It mentions that the...

  • Proposition 13 Fever. Gonzales, Alfonso J.; Wellborn, John // Social Work;Jan79, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p3 

    The article presents a study, which examined the impact of the passage of the Jarvis-Gann Initiative (JGI) or the Proposition 13 in California on social work practice. The success of the JGI, popularly known as Proposition 13, came as an unwelcome surprise to many social workers in California....

  • Propositions and Priorities in Public Life. Saltzstein, Alan L. // Society;Sep/Oct86, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p55 

    The article focuses on the tax and economic implications of Proposition Thirteen regarding real property tax in California, including changes in public finance and federalism. The advocates of the proposition rallied around a citizen politician, Howard Jarvis, who railed against big government...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics