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California Commentary | Fake Taxpayer Group Misleads Voters on Prop. 13 Bond Measure

California Commentary | Fake Taxpayer Group Misleads Voters on Prop. 13 Bond Measure

    By Jon Coupal We’ve seen this before. Fearful that taxpayers might reject a proposed tax increase or bond, the proponents of the measure will trot out some endorsement of a fake organization with a pro-taxpayer sounding name. It is a highly deceptive tactic meant to confuse voters. Before this campaign season began, had […]

Stopping Local Governments from Electioneering

Stopping Local Governments from Electioneering

By John Coupal In the weeks before the 1996 election, we noticed in the official Secretary of State campaign finance reports that the League had contributed $50,000 to oppose Prop 218. This was odd as government entities are strictly prohibited from using public resources for political advocacy and the League receives most of its revenue […]