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I “Won’t be Fooled Again” in 2020, Comes Home to Roost

I “Won’t be Fooled Again” in 2020, Comes Home to Roost

  By Richard Eber It’s apparently not enough that Democrats hold every State office from the Governor to three quarters of the Legislature.  Despite having this absolute power, they insist on creating misinformation in placing initiatives on the ballot to bamboozle voters The latest victim of their corrupt actions is the attempt to repeal a […]

POLITICS | More debt and higher taxes? No on 13 on the March 3rd ballot

POLITICS | More debt and higher taxes? No on 13 on the March 3rd ballot

The “Proposition 13” on the March 3, 2020, ballot is a $15 billion school construction bond, but it would cost taxpayers far more than $15 billion. That’s why the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is opposed to this Proposition 13. This measure would increase the state’s debt and interest costs, raise the caps on local school district borrowing, […]

Commentary | Taxing Californians’ patience – Killing Prop 13

Commentary | Taxing Californians’ patience – Killing Prop 13

. . . By Larry Sand . There is yet another potential tax grab coming to California in the form of a school bond, which will be on the March 3rd ballot. The ironically named Prop. 13, a “School and College Facilities Bond,” would authorize $15 billion in general obligation bonds for school and college facilities. The […]

Californians exempt from the consequences of Liberalism

Californians exempt from the consequences of Liberalism

    By Edward Ring When trying to understand why Californians continue to elect liberals, several explanations routinely surface. Chief among them is the theory that conservatives forever alienated California’s diverse electorate by championing “discriminatory” policies. The early example of this was Prop. 187, passed in 1994, which banned providing government services to illegal aliens. Most of […]

Ventura County Taxpayers Association presents a luncheon discussing the Importance of Protecting Prop 13!

Ventura County Taxpayers Association presents a luncheon discussing the Importance of Protecting Prop 13!

  About the Ventura County Taxpayers Association (VCTA) The Ventura County Taxpayer’s Association (VCTA) is a non-partisan 501(C)(4) organization emphasizing issues that affect Ventura County. We inform taxpayers, promote the wise use of public funds, oppose waste, advise public officials regarding issues of concern to taxpayers and recommend positions that will best serve the taxpayers’ interests. […]

Your Immediate Action Needed: Help to Preserve Our Prop. 13 Victory!

Your Immediate Action Needed: Help to Preserve Our Prop. 13 Victory!

While Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 1 was defeated on the Assembly Floor last Monday, the reality is that taxpayers are not quite out of the woods yet. In a legislative process known as “reconsideration,” legislative bills that have been defeated can be brought up again for one final vote.   ACA 1 would change Proposition […]

A Prop. 13 Victory! Today the Immediate Action Needed is: Celebrate! Irwin Votes NVR — No Vote Recorded

A Prop. 13 Victory! Today the Immediate Action Needed is: Celebrate!  Irwin Votes NVR — No Vote Recorded

Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1 did come up for a vote Monday on the Assembly Floor. After 30 minutes of testimony, which included opposition comments from both Democrats and Republicans, ACA 1 was defeated! When all the votes were counted it had only 44 votes, well shy of the 54 vote two-thirds super-majority required for passage! […]

Immediate Action Needed! Call the Capitol to protect Proposition 13 – Irwin!

Immediate Action Needed! Call the Capitol to protect Proposition 13 – Irwin!

ACTION ALERT: We need your help to defeat ACA 1, an attack on Prop. 13 that would lower the vote needed to pass new or higher taxes for any “infrastructure” project. Last week, HJTA sent out an action alert similar to this one indicating that an Assembly Floor vote was imminent on ACA 1. We […]

Proposition 13 treats all California property taxes the same. Voters could change that in 2020

Proposition 13 treats all California property taxes the same. Voters could change that in 2020

By JOHN MYERS SACRAMENTO BUREAU CHIEF  SACRAMENTO — No brand in California politics has ever had the staying power ofProposition 13, the 1978 tax cut that served as a primal scream from angry voters and became a symbol of their reluctance to pay more money for more government services. But four decades later, it is critics of […]

Action Alert Update – SCA 5 narrowly approved, but moving forward

Action Alert Update – SCA 5 narrowly approved, but moving forward

Earlier this week, we sent out an Action Alert asking all HJTA members to call lawmakers on the Senate Governance and Finance Committee, urging them to oppose Senate Constitutional Amendment 5. This measure would make it easier to pass tax increases by cutting the vote needed to approve education parcel taxes from the current two-thirds […]