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Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association President Visits Ventura County

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association President Visits Ventura County

By George Miller Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) President Jon Coupal dined with some people invited by the Ventura County Taxpayers Association (VCTA) recently. He was there to thank them for their role in providing an Amicus Curiae (Friend of the Court) brief in support of HJTA’s lawsuit on state pensions. The two organizations, not to […]

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Assoc. signed by Governor – Expands Taxpayer Protections

Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Assoc. signed by Governor – Expands Taxpayer Protections

Gov. Brown has signed Assembly Bill 195 (Obernolte), an HJTA sponsored bill that strengthens requirements that the cost of tax measures be clearly stated on the ballot.   AB 195 mandates that the ballot label for all local tax measures include the rate and duration of a tax increase as well as an estimate of the […]

Join VCTA for Lunch on March 30th with Jon Coupal president of Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association

Join VCTA for Lunch on March 30th with Jon Coupal president of Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association

Make plans to join VCTA for lunch on March 30th. Our guest speaker will be Jon Coupal, President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, the largest taxpayers association in California. He is a recognized expert in California fiscal matters and the principal drafter of prop 218. Click Here for additional details and to pay by […]

California Democrats Behave Like Confederates

California Democrats Behave Like Confederates

. By Jon Coupal . For fiscal conservatives and free market advocates, the national elections in 2008 and 2012 brought no small measure of disappointment. In its eight-year run, the Obama Administration imposed a host of new taxes – including several as part of the failed “Affordable Care Act” – and, just as egregious, nearly […]

Can California’s Taxpayers Be Thankful for 2016?

Can California’s Taxpayers Be Thankful for 2016?

. By Jon Coupal If taxpayers focus on the results of the recent election, there may not seem to be much to celebrate. While the rest of America took a big step toward fiscal sanity, the same cannot be said of California. At the state level, all 3 taxes, one on marijuana users, one on […]

Will Cities Increase the Cost of Internet Services?

Will Cities Increase the Cost of Internet Services?

A Word from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association on the Ballot Props

A Word from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association on the Ballot Props

DON’T LET TAX RAISERS OUTVOTE US After careful study of the 17 ballot measures, HJTA has concluded there are five that are important to California Taxpayers.  Three measures would increase taxes or debt, while two will increase taxpayer protections.   Please vote your interests by using the following ballot guide and pass these recommendations on […]

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Introduces Measure to Taxpayers Access Info On Local Tax Measures

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association Introduces Measure to Taxpayers Access Info On Local Tax Measures

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association announced today (11) they will be working with lawmakers to introduce legislation to ensure that taxpayers have access to important information when considering local tax measures.  Specifically, any tax measure would be required to list the tax rate, duration, and estimated revenue that it is intended to generate.  This information […]

Threat to Property Owners — Immediate Action Requested!

Threat to Property Owners —  Immediate Action Requested!

THE THREAT TO PROPERTY OWNERS: Senate Bill 1298 (SB 1298) (State Senator Bob Hertzberg, D—Los Angeles) seeks to undermine Proposition 218’s requirement that stormwater assessments must be approved by property owners via a mailed ballot election.  Hertzberg’s legislation would make it easier to raise your property taxes. ACTION REQUEST: Contact State Senator Bob Hertzberg (the author of SB […]

It’s the Report Card Most Legislators Don’t Want You to See

It’s the Report Card Most Legislators Don’t Want You to See

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