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POLITICS | Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association launches radio ad campaign opposing “Proposition 13” on the March ballot

POLITICS | Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association launches radio ad campaign opposing “Proposition 13” on the March ballot

With the March 3 election fast approaching, your Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association is today launching a statewide radio ad campaign in opposition to this ballot’s Proposition 13, a $15 billion bond for school facilities that also will raise debt limits on local school districts, resulting in higher property tax bills. You can hear the ad […]

POLITICS | Taxpayer Alert: Help defeat “Proposition 13” on the March ballot

POLITICS | Taxpayer Alert: Help defeat “Proposition 13” on the March ballot

HJTA has received a flood of calls and emails asking about the “Proposition 13” on the March ballot and what we are doing to defeat it. Here’s an update, and how you can help in this critical effort. First, we’d like to reassure you that the “Proposition 13” on the March ballot will not change […]

POLITICS | More debt and higher taxes? Vote NO on 13 on the March 3 ballot!!!!

POLITICS | More debt and higher taxes? Vote NO on 13 on the March 3 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 […]

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

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

ACTION ALERT: We need every HJTA member to oppose Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1, which attacks Proposition 13 by making it easier to raise taxes. ACA 1 cleared the Assembly Appropriations Committee last week, and is now awaiting a Floor vote. Unlike previous committee votes, and per Proposition 13, passage on the Assembly floor requires a two-thirds vote.Communicating […]

Santa Paula: Street Repairs, Relocation of City Departments and DEBT

Santa Paula: Street Repairs, Relocation of City Departments and DEBT

By Sheryl Hamlin The Community Workshop on March 18, 2019 at the Community Center brought out about seventy five people. The program was broken into three segments: Street Repairs, Relocation of City Departments and Audience Questions. Pavement Management and Street Repair The subtle difference between this 2019 street repair proposal and the previous street repair […]

Call the Capitol Monday morning to urge support for Proposition 13

Call the Capitol Monday morning to urge support for Proposition 13

On Monday, July 2, the California Assembly’s Committee on Revenue and Taxation will consider whether to support a special resolution, ACR 247, in honor of the 40th anniversary of Proposition 13. Here’s a link to the text of the resolution: http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180ACR247 And here’s a printable pdf file if you’d like to have a copy of it. We […]

The Shock of Proposition 13

The Shock of Proposition 13

    By Richard Colman, California Political News and Views,  Proposition 13 of 1978 lowered property taxes for millions of Californians.  The impact of Proposition 13 reverberated forcefully around the United States.  Suddenly, residents of other states wanted property-tax reductions.  The California vote took place 40 years ago on June 6, 1978.  Proposition 13 passed […]

Jon Coupal: Taxpayer Assault on Horizon

Jon Coupal: Taxpayer Assault on Horizon

By Sheryl Hamlin Fresh from a roadside phone interview with NPR radio about Governor Brown’s proposed $54 billion tax increase, Jon Coupal, veteran tax warrior and head of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA), breezed in to keynote the Ventura County Taxpayers Association meeting on Thursday, March 30 in Oxnard. $54 Billion Tax Increase THIS […]

How To Read Your Property Tax Bill: A 2 Minute Video For You

How To Read Your Property Tax Bill: A 2 Minute Video For You

Soon property tax bills will be arriving in the mail.  Because of Proposition 13, which limits annual increases in property taxes, your bill will not be as frightening as in the bad old days, when increases of 20, 30 or even 50 percent were common. Still, your bill can be confusing and there are some […]

For What Are Taxpayers Thankful in 2015?

For What Are Taxpayers Thankful in 2015?
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