Big Problems for California’s Income-Based Utility Rates and Will Proposition 13 Save San Francisco? By Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

In a recent column, I referred to SBX1-2, a dangerous legislative proposal, to define “excessive profits,” as setting a new speed record in California’s headlong rush toward Soviet-style central planning. Well, let’s add one more bad bill to the state’s perpetual march toward a collectivist state. Fortunately, this one may not be legal for long.…

California Realtors Revive Prop 5 for 2020 Ballot: Vote NO on the California Property Tax Transfers and Exemptions Initiative! By-Kathy Fettke

  California realtors are reviving Proposition 5 just a few weeks after voters squashed it at the ballot box. It would expand the portability rule for homeowners protected by Proposition 13, but Prop 5 only got about 41% of the vote. The California Association of Realtors says it was disappointed by the results, but not…