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$373.4 Billion a Year in Higher Taxes and Fees Proposed In 2017 Legislative Session

$373.4 Billion a Year in Higher Taxes and Fees Proposed In 2017 Legislative Session

CalTax Foundation: SACRAMENTO – California state lawmakers this year proposed $373.4 billion in higher annual taxes and fees, the nonpartisan California Tax Foundation reported today. “The $373.4 billion cumulative cost of proposals introduced in 2017 is the highest amount identified since we began publishing Tax Watch in 2015,” California Tax Foundation Director Robert Gutierrez said. […]

New Gas Tax Proposed

New Gas Tax Proposed

This is an urgent announcement, medications we need you to stand up against the out of touch politicians in Sacramento to defeat this bill! The Legislature had barely reconvened before Senator Jim Beall and Assemblyman Jim Frazier had proposed another tax increase against poor and working class families.  This new gas tax would increase regular […]

Legislators, governor to get four-percent raise

Legislators, governor to get four-percent raise

By Matt Fleming . The average legislator’s salary will rise to $104,118 annually, although several have refused any increases. Gov. Jerry Brown’s salary will increase to $190,103 annually. The other officers receiving increases are: lieutenant governor, attorney general, controller, treasurer, secretary of state, superintendent of public instruction, insurance commissioner and the members of the Board of Equalization.  […]