Now comes the jockeying for prominence in the numerous ballot initiatives seeking to qualify for Nov 2012 in CA. There’s too little revenue, that’s for sure. See this Courage Campaign proposal to raise taxes on the top 1% of the state’s earners — the only one that doesn’t raise taxes on the middle class. cc UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access (UCLA IDEA)
Racing to raise taxes in California – sacbee.com
Inspired by new polls showing that California voters may pass higher taxes for schools, the race is on to place tax hikes on the November 2012 ballot. But insiders warn of “mutually assured destruction” if multiple tax measures qualify.