The Legacy of Prop. 13
- A taxing proposition for all Californians. McCarthy, Larry // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;7/29/2005, Issue 323432, p23
Focuses on the propose property tax increase that would raise the costs of products and services in California. Amendment of the state Constitution to require annual reassessment of nonresidential property; Impact of the Tax Fairness Act initiative on state residents; Impact of the proposal on...
- Hint of Higher Taxes Could Terminate Arnold's Campaign. Sowell, Thomas // Insight on the News;9/16/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p52
Assesses the impact of a hint of high taxes on the gubernatorial candidacy of Arnold Schwarzenegger in California in October 2003. Reason for favoring high taxes over reducing spending; Status of property taxes in the state.
- Williamson Act in jeopardy again. Watkins, Keith // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;7/6/2007, Issue 323732, p26
The article comments on the California Land Conservation Act of 1965, commonly known as the Williamson Act. The author stresses that the California Land Conservation is threatened for the first time in four years as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger tries to close a structural budget deficit. The...
- What's the Harm in Talking About Proposition 13? Lacter, Mark // San Diego Business Journal;9/1/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 35, p35
Focuses on the opposition of the gubernatorial candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger on the Proposition 13 proposal in California. Implication of the proposal to property owners; Assembly of a high-profile team of economic advisers organized by Schwarzenegger; Adjustment of Proposition 13 on property...
- EDITORIAL: Local growers paying the priceâ€¦again. // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;6/15/2007, Issue 323726, p30
The article reports on the proposition of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to eliminate funds used for the Williamson Act in California. Its accounted that if the cut of the funds is approved by lawmakers, it would increase the property taxes of more than $13 million in state funds. On the other...
- Bracing for A Showdown Over Car Tax. Fine, Howard // San Diego Business Journal;10/20/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 42, p47
Comments on Governor-elect Arnold Schwarzenegger's intention to repeal all or most of the vehicle license fee, or car tax in California. Local leaders' concern that they will ultimately bear the brunt of any rollback in the form of funding cutbacks from the state; Local governments' use of the...
- California Plan Gets Negative Feedback. // District Administration;Sep2005, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p16
Reports on the California Teachers Association's opposition to Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's state plan. Schwarzenegger's signing of the plan in July 2005; Schwarzenegger's proposed spending cap on education which would essentially eliminate funding guaranteed under Proposition 98; Debate...
- Schwarzenegger's Plan Calls for $15B of GOs to Go Before Voters. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;11/19/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31765, p1
Announces the fiscal recovery plan of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Identification of general obligation fiscal recovery bond; Details on the final maturity of the prospective bonds; Establishment of spending limit.
- CALIFORNIA Good News, Bad News. Saskal, Rich; Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;11/21/2003, Vol. 346 Issue 31767, p35
Reports on the move of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to reduce the property tax on motor vehicles in California. Impact of the cut on the state's automobile dealers; Sales performance of the automobile industry; Contribution of the vehicle license fee to the state's general revenue.