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May 2019 – Sounding the Alarm: A New “Split Roll” Initiative Threatens Businesses and Jobs in California

By Susan Shelley, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association via AAGLA

Ever since Proposition 13 was passed with the support of nearly two-thirds of California votes in 1978, “reforming” Proposition 13 has been a high priority for the state’s powerful public employee unions and others who see California property owners as an untapped source of government spending money. They were trying to replace Proposition 13 before it even passed. Sharing space on the same ballot was a rival measure, a “reform” hastily cooked up by then Governor Jerry Brown…READ MORE