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Local Tax Measures Could Compete with Brown's Initiative



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(Sacramento, CA)
Monday, July 23, 2012

An Alameda County measure would double a half-cent sales tax to pay for transportation projects.  Los Angeles County might ask voters to extend its own transportation sales tax.  And in Sacramento, there's talk of a city sales tax increase for police, fire and parks.

Steinberg: "I respect and understand what's going on in our city and the need to fund basic services, including the public safety services."

But, says State Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg - who was a Sacramento City Council member before moving to the legislature…

Steinberg: "I am concerned about too many measures - of course.  The most important measure, in my view, is the governor's."

The Los Angeles Unified School District agrees - and delayed its proposed parcel tax because it needs the governor's tax measure more.

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