Topic: Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association
California's ballot-initiative process has roiled that state for 100 years. Legislators are now proposing reforms to bring it under control.
07/28/2011 05:31 pm
Gov. Jerry Brown proposes a balanced California budget that has something 'for everyone to hate.' A plan to shift some programs to local governments will be a tough sell.
01/10/2011 08:02 pm
California budget woes are legendary. This year the state budget was 100 days late. Passage of Prop. 25 seeks to avoid future such crises by dropping a crippling two-thirds vote requirement.
11/05/2010 06:08 pm
Conventional wisdom says tea party conservatives would vote against marijuana legalization in California. Yet Prop. 19 could test how serious tea partyers are about states' rights.
11/01/2010 05:51 pm
Texas oil firms are backing a ballot initiative that would repeal the state's landmark 2006 greenhouse-gas reduction law. The mayor of Los Angeles is rallying Hispanic groups against the initiative.
09/01/2010 08:41 pm
Under a ballot initiative approved Tuesday, a California greenhouse gas law could be suspended until unemployment numbers improve. Critics say the initiative is a veiled attempt at advancing Big Oil's agenda.
06/23/2010 07:12 pm
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger called for a special legislative session to consider reforms that include a new business tax and ending the state sales tax.
09/30/2009 01:00 am
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is expected to call for a special legislative session to consider a new tax reform plan. But the overhaul faces skepticism.
09/21/2009 01:00 am
The California governor has backed a package of six budget-reform propositions to save the state from the prospect of $42 billion deficits. But a poll suggests five could fail.
05/06/2009 01:00 am
They'll consider six ballot measures that address budget reform and a new $8 billion shortfall.
03/17/2009 01:00 am